Network Ports Used by Parallels Mac Management v.4.0 for Microsoft SCCM:
The ports used by Parallels Mac Management should NOT be used by other programs. Please review the following table and make sure that the ports listed are available. Please note that the table doesn't include the ports used by the standard System Center Configuration Manager 2012 services, and by the standard Windows services.
||Required||The default ports 8760 and
8761 can be changed if
needed using the
Configuration Manager Proxy
||Windows||Optional||Required for the NetBoot
|69||Windows||Optional||Required for the NetBoot
|80||Windows||Optional||Required for the NetBoot
||22||Mac||Optional||Required for the Network
||5900||Mac||Optional||Needed to accept VNC
connections on a Mac.
||8000||Mac||Required||Required for Parallels Mac
Client to accept incoming
connection from Parallels
Configuration Manager Proxy.
Additionally, RPC ports need to be open in order to allow WMI/RPC traffic to pass through. RPC ports can be opened by enabling a Group Policy firewall exception:
- Open the Group Policy Object Editor snap-in (gpedit.msc) to edit the Group Policy object (GPO) that is used to manage Windows Firewall settings in your organization.
- Open Computer Configuration, open Administrative Templates, open Network, open Network Connections, open Windows Firewall, and then open either Domain Profile or Standard Profile, depending on which profile you want to configure.
- Enable the following exception: "Allow Remote Administration Exception".