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MSN Messenger TCP/UDP Service Ports

Tuesday, 27 September 2005 14:34

MSN Messenger 7.0 and earlier runs on multiple ports including NetMeeting.  Here is a list useful for port-forwarding.

MSN MESSENGER:

389 : TCP MSN NetMeeting
522 : TCP MSN NetMeeting
1024 : UDP MSN NetMeeting (ports 1024 - 65535)
1503 : TCP MSN NetMeeting Whitebord and Application Sharing
1720 : TCP MSN NetMeeting
1731 : TCP MSN NetMeeting
1838 : TCP MSN Messenger (Gamevoice)
1863 : TCP/UDP MSN Messenger primary (incoming)
2300 : TCP/UDP MSN Gaming Zone DX (incoming) - ports 2300-2400
2880 : TCP MSN Gaming Zone (ports 2880-29000). Caution: all ports open will become a security problem!
3389 : TCP MSN/Microsoft RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) for Remote Assistance
5004 : UDP MSN Messenger, ports 5004-65535. Used for AUDIO and VIDEO. Caution: securty risc! Do not open ALL these ports!
5004 : UDP MSN messenger (dynamically uses a port in this range 5004 - 65535 - requires uPNP in your NAT router and/or firewall). Used for AUDIO and VIDEO. See Microsoft website for details.
5190 : UDP MSN Messenger (incoming)
6667 : TCP MSN Gaming Zone (incoming)
6891 : TCP MSN Messenger Filetransfer (incoming) - ports 6891 - 6900, one port per file transfer
6901 : TCP/UDP MSN Messenger Voice Telephony (incoming)
28800 : TCP MSN Gaming Zone (incoming) - ports 28800 to 29000
47624 : TCP MSN Gaming Zone DX (incoming)