Connect to Atlas

Atlas Services provide ExtraHop customers with a remote analysis report delivered monthly that contains specific recommendations for critical components across the application delivery chain. For more information and to view a sample of this report, visit Atlas Remote Analysis Reports on the ExtraHop website.

To connect to Atlas, you need the following:

  • The ability to do a DNS lookup of *

  • The ability to connect to the Atlas server via HTTPS (port 443)

Firewall Rules

Netblock: If you want to allow a netblock, request permission for

Single IP: The Atlas IP address may change at any time. You can determine the current IP address using the following command:

dig +short

For protocol, request TCP. For port, request HTTPS / port 443.


If you want to connect to Atlas through a proxy, add the following to the Running Config file of each ExtraHop system you want to connect to Atlas. The username and password may be optional for your proxy.

"http_proxy": {
    "atlas": {
        "host": "proxyhost",
        "port": "8080",
        "username": "username",
        "password": "password"

ExtraHop Administration UI

If you want to connect to Atlas through the ExtraHop Administration UI, refer to the Network Settings section.

Connect to the ExtraHop License Server

To connect to the ExtraHop license server, you need the ability to do a DNS lookup of * In most cases, no internal DNS configuration is necessary. You can test your internal DNS infrastructure for this ability using the following command on an internal computer:


For more information, refer to the License section.

Published 2019-06-20 20:36