Network Connections

Particulars makes the following network connections which may need to be allowed on your firewall for the described functions to work.

HostProtocol/PortPurposeFrequency
checkip.amazonaws.comhttp (tcp/80)Discover the public IPv4 address of the MacOn start and every refresh of the system information (1 minute interval), if the Network detail is enabled.
support-sp.apple.comhttps (tcp/443)Lookup the model name of the MacOnce for each serial number and locale
itunes.apple.comhttps (tcp/443)Check for new versionWeekly
in.appcenter.mshttps (tcp/443)Crash reporting and anonymous analyticsOn startup, weekly, and during the submission of a crash report

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