Virginia Tech Network Edge Blocks

Virginia Tech blocks the following ports Inbound at the edge in order to secure university assets. 

22 (SSH)

445 (SMB)

3389 (RDP)

5800/5900 (VNC)


Port 25 (SMTP) is also blocked Outbound.


The ITSO provides an exception process for port 22 and port 25 given valid circumstances.

Request a Port 22 (SSH) Inbound Exception

Request a Ports 25 (SMTP) Outbound Exception