Apple, Airplay 2 configuration help

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tesagig
tesagig Posts: 56  Ally Member
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Is there an article on how to configure the USG for apple/Airplay 2 services?

Whcih ports etc.

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  • Zyxel_James
    Zyxel_James Posts: 626  Zyxel Employee
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    @tesagig

    It's no need to set up anything if your AirPlay device and the host are in the same LAN subnet. (Because your rule
    LAN_to_Device allows all ports between devices and the firewall)

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  • StefanZ
    StefanZ Posts: 191  Master Member
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    I would start with:

    Type

    Protocol

    Port

    UDP

    mDNS

    5353

    UDP

    Airplay

    7200 – 17210

    TCP

    Airplay

    5000, 7000, 7100, 50000, 7200 – 17210

    Allow that from ALL to ZyWall and vice versa and see what happens.

  • tesagig
    tesagig Posts: 56  Ally Member
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    much appreciated!

    Just to clarify, I don't need to open ports to go outside (LAN to WAN). To make airplay work I only need internal traffic open? I do have already LAN1 to ZyWall fully open (any)

  • Zyxel_James
    Zyxel_James Posts: 626  Zyxel Employee
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    @tesagig May I know your airplay topology? do you want streaming airplay cross VLANs? we currently do not support this scenario, thanks

  • tesagig
    tesagig Posts: 56  Ally Member
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    no, just regular on local LAN

    BTW. In general. what is the logic for opening ports between Zywall and LAN? If I don't have any rule for Zywall to LAN do I block something?

  • tesagig
    tesagig Posts: 56  Ally Member
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    Based on my other thread: can I simply accomplish this by flipping on "app patrol - airpaly"?

  • Zyxel_James
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    @tesagig

    It's no need to set up anything if your AirPlay device and the host are in the same LAN subnet. (Because your rule
    LAN_to_Device allows all ports between devices and the firewall)

  • tesagig
    tesagig Posts: 56  Ally Member
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    thanks. airplay is working. Turns out there is a defect in the Bluesound PulseFlex speaker

  • ths
    ths Posts: 2
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    Hello,

    I'm currently looking for a new solution for my home and had pretty much already decided to buy an AXE5400 with an XMG1915-10EP switch. But then I read about this Airplay limitation. I hear a lot of music but want to seperate all these sometimes pretty old and thus insecure speakers in an IoT VLAN so allowing Airplay and Spotify Connect between VLANs would be a must for me. May I ask if this feature been added in the meantime or is it on the roadmap for the very near future?

    Thanks!

  • alijen
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    @color blind test : Turns out there is a defect in the Bluesound PulseFlex speaker

  • Zyxel_Melen
    Zyxel_Melen Posts: 1,714  Zyxel Employee
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    Hi @ths,

    Thanks for asking. Could you share your topology and the purpose you want to set VLAN in your home?

    Zyxel Melen

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