Which ports does AXIS Camera Station use?
The following table identifies ports and protocols used by AXIS Camera Station that you may need to enable on your firewall for optimum performance and usability.
Not all ports need to be opened always.
For example, if you are not using multiple servers on your network, you do not need to enable Server Discovery.
If you are not using the AXIS Camera Station mobile app, you do not need to open the ports for the mobile app.
Only open the ports you require.
The following tables shows the different ports being used in a typical AXIS Camera Station setup.
AXIS Camera Station server to device
|Main HTTP and HTTPS ports||80 & 443||TCP||Outbound||Used for video streams and device data|
|Default bonjour port||5353||UDP||Multicast
(Inbound + Outbound)
|Used to discover devices with mDNS Discovery (Bonjour). Multicast 18.104.22.168. If unable to bind to the default port it may be because it is being used by another application which refuses to share it. In that case a random port will be tried until a working one is found. When using a random port devices with link-local addresses will not be discoverable using Bonjour.|
|Default SSDP port||1900||UDP||
(Inbound + Outbound)
|Used to discover devices with SSDP (UPNP). Multicast 22.214.171.124.|
|Default WS-Discovery port||3702||UDP||Multicast (Inbound + Outbound)||WS-Discovery webservices discovery used to discover Onvif devices. Multicast 126.96.36.199.|
AXIS Camera Station Clients to server
|Default SSDP port||1900||UDP||Multicast (Inbound + Outbound)||Used to discover AXIS Camera Station servers with SSDP (UPNP). Multicast 188.8.131.52.|
|Main HTTP port and HTTP streaming port||55752||TCP||Inbound||Used for video, audio, metadata stream (AES encryption). If TCP fails on 55754, 55752 with HTTP is used for application data (AES encryption).|
|Main TCP port||55754||TCP||Inbound||Used for application data (TLS 1.2 encryption)
+2 offset from main HTTP port.
|SSDP web server port||55755||TCP||Inbound||Used for AXIS Camera Station server discovery with SSDP/UPNP.
+3 offset from main HTTP port.
|API web server port||55756||TCP||Outbound||Used for application data and Mobile applications
+4 offset from main HTTP port.
|API media port||55757||TCP||Outbound||Used for video stream RTSP over HTTP.
+5 offset from main HTTP port.
|Local proxy HTTP port||55758||TCP||Inbound||Only accessible internally on the AXIS Camera Station server computer.
+6 offset from main HTTP port .
|HTTP and HTTPS ports||80 & 443||TCP||Outbound||Client and Server to internet||Used for license activation, download firmware, connected services etc.|
|Server TCP streaming port||55750||TCP||Inbound||AXIS Camera Station server, device||-2 offset from main HTTP port.|
|Upgrade status UDP port||15156||UDP||Inbound + Outbound||AXIS Camera Station server and AXIS Camera Station service control||Used to broadcast the status of an ongoing upgrade.|
|Web service port||*50333||TCP||Inbound||Server, 3rd party application||Used for application data for 3rd party applications using AXIS Camera Station SDK.|
|RTSP port||*50334||TCP||Inbound||Server, 3rd party application||
Video port used by 3rd party applications using AXIS Camera Station SDK.
+1 offset from web service port.
*Disabled by default
This article applies to the following products: