When a security scan is run against a FOS switch there may be some open ports identified which are not listed in the FOS Administration Guide.
The following describes what some open ports are used for and if they can be blocked or not:
Should be Blocked?
Used by ipadm in HA platform
32768 to 61000
Basically any port in the range of ephemeral ports could be used (32768 to 61000) for sending traps to snmp manager
used by fabric watch for mail alerts
Used by Cluster Node Manager in FOS
Source - Brocade Knowledge Article # 000001140 - MyBrocade login is required to view the following link:
Thank you to @Antonio Bongiorno TechHelp24 for helping me sort out the link issues in my earlier post.
NOTE: The IPFILTER command can be used to block the ports which need to be blocked. Additional information can be found via the following link: