Our secondary server will be on the other end of an always on IPSEC tunnel. We need to instruct our customer's firewall/VPN/Server team (they are responsible for the primary).

What I've gathered so far, is that I need for the log files to be copied to the secondary, I need CIFS ports opened:

ports 135,137,138,139,445

Per this question, I need to also make sure the SQL Server is NOT set to dynamic:


and it seems, all that's required beyond that would be for 1433 to be available:


Am I leaving out anything?

  • UDP 1434 probably should be open to allow name browsing. – Hannah Vernon Dec 10 '15 at 20:36

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