SOLVED: Ports needed for vmware import?


Feb 13, 2022
What ports would need to be open between vmware and proxmox to import vms from ESX?
I can't seem to find this anywhere.
Well, it seemed pretty simple and to be just a TCP connection.

Import to proxmox host;
# ovftool vi://root@ .

Then imported it to Proxmox service as a vm;
# qm importovf 103 c7-test/c7-test.ovf local-zfs

The problem is, it's not clear if it only used port 443 or something else since I was on the LAN at the time.
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Yes, for sure port 443 but since it was on the LAN when I first did imports, I wondered if maybe there were other ports being used that I just didn't see.

I'll give it a try and if that's all it takes, I'll update this too.

Thanks :).


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