Permitted UDP ports (Windows)

Module: Network Integrity

Supported Platforms: Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

This check reports UDP ports that are permitted to receive incoming connections through Windows TCP/IP security settings. Specify ports that you want to examine in the name list. To specify a range, use a hyphen. For example, 100-5000 specifies ports 100 through 5000. Valid port numbers are 1-65535. Filtering out unneeded ports increases security.

The following table lists the error message for the check.

Table: Error message for Permitted UDP ports

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information


Category: Change Notification

  • Windows 2000 (106343)

  • Windows 2003 (206343)

  • Windows 2008 (249343)

  • Windows Vista (229343)

  • Windows XP (201343)

Title: Port or protocol is permitted

Description:The system permits connections through the reported protocol or port.

Severity: yellow-1

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

Information Field Format: [Adapter: %s]