» Required Ports

Before running Consul, you should ensure the following bind ports are accessible.

Use Default Ports
DNS: The DNS server 8600
HTTP: The HTTP API 8500
HTTPS: The HTTPs API disabled (8501)*
gRPC: The gRPC API disabled (8502)*
LAN Serf: The Serf LAN port. 8301
Wan Serf: The Serf WAN port 8302
server: Server RPC address 8300
Sidecar Proxy Min: Inclusive min port number to use for automatically assigned sidecar service registrations. 21000
Sidecar Proxy Max: Inclusive max port number to use for automatically assigned sidecar service registrations. 21255

*For HTTPS and gRPC the ports specified in the table are recommendations.

Note, the default ports can be changed in the agent configuration.