Binding Service to Open Ports

You can restrict SnapProtect services on a Windows client to use a specific set of open ports.

Before You Begin

Make sure that additional open ports have been set for the client. To add additional ports, see Optimizing Backup and Restore Operations Using Additional Ports.


  1. From the CommCell Browser, right-click the Client or MediaAgent, and then click Properties.
  2. In the properties dialog box, click Network.
  3. In the Network Properties dialog box, click the Firewall Configuration tab.
  4. In the Options tab, select the Bind all Services to open ports only checkbox.
  5. Click OK.