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ID FAQ116306

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 table shows the different ports being used in a typical AXIS Camera Station setup.
 


Port 
Number

Protocol

Inbound/Outbound

Communication
between

Comments

80 & 443

HTTP & HTTPS

Outbound

ACS Server &

Client to Internet

Activate license, download firmware, connected services, etc.

80

HTTP

Outbound

ACS Server & Device

Video stream & device data

5353

UDP

Outbound

ACS Server & Device

mDNS Discovery (Bonjour) search for cameras

Multicast 224.0.0.251

1900

UDP

Outbound

ACS Server & Device

SSDP Discovery upnp search for devices 

Multicast 239.255.255.250

3702

UDP

Outbound

ACS Server & Device

WS-Discovery webservices discovery Onvif Multicast

239.255.255.250

55752

HTTP

Inbound

ACS Server & Client

Video, audio, metadata stream (AES encryption)

If TCP fails on 55754, 55752 with HTTP is used for application data (AES encryption)

55754

TCP

Inbound

ACS Server & Client

Encrypted application data (TLS 1.2 encryption)

55755

TCP

Inbound

ACS Server & Client

Server discovery SSDP/UPNP

55756

TCP

Outbound

ACS Server &

Mobile App

Encrypted application data HTTPS

Video stream MP4 over HTTPS

55757

TCP

Outbound

ACS Server &

Mobile App

Video stream RTSP over HTTP ​

*50333

TCP

Inbound

ACS Server &

3rd party application

Application data for 3rd party applications using ACS SDK

*50334

TCP

Inbound

ACS Server &

3rd party application

Video port used by 3rd party applications using ACS SDK​

 

*Disabled by default

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