What ports (TCP and UDP) are required for remote access to ESXi with vSphere Client?

I manage a large number of ESXi hosts. These are at remote locations and it’s sometimes extremely difficult for me to gain access to the vSphere console unless we have a site-to-site VPN connection with the client. One of my recent challenges (hah) was remotely accessing and managing an ESXi console via┬áport forwarding. So, even though it’s generally no problem finding information like this, I struggled finding the ports that pertain only to vSphere remote access. The other articles showed me way too much! So here it is! How to…

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How To: Set up Client VPN Remote Access on Sophos UTM for iOS, iPhone, iPad

The iPhone supports IKEv2, IPsec, and L2TP Client VPN. Sophos UTM supports SSL, PPTP, L2TP over IPsec, IPsec, and more VPN protocols. For this guide, we are going to use iPhone’s L2TP VPN Client to remotely connect to our Sophos UTM. To start, log in to your Sophos UTM and select the “Remote Access” section Click L2TP over IPsec for compatibility with iOS   Enable the protocol by toggling the switch to “enabled” Choose Authentication Mode: Preshared key Create a secure key and repeat it 2x below Assign IP address…

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