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Windows 10 Enterprise connection endpoints

The following tables lists connections that Enterprise editions of Windows 10 version 1709 make with default configurations.

How was the data collected?

Windows 10 was set up on a test virtual machine using default settings. The operating system’s network traffic was monitored for a week using network protocol analyzers.

Apps

Weather App Live Tile

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
explorer HTTP tile-service.weather.microsoft.com 1709
HTTP blob.weather.microsoft.com 1803

OneNote Live Tile

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
HTTPS cdn.onenote.net/livetile/?Language=en-US 1709

Twitter updates

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
HTTPS wildcard.twimg.com 1709
svchost.exe oem.twimg.com/windows/tile.xml 1709

Facebook updates

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
star-mini.c10r.facebook.com 1709

Photos app

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
WindowsApps\Microsoft.Windows.Photos HTTPS evoke-windowsservices-tas.msedge.net 1709

Candy Crush Saga

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
TLS v1.2 candycrushsoda.king.com 1709

Microsoft Wallet

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
system32\AppHostRegistrationVerifier.exe HTTPS wallet.microsoft.com 1709

Groove Music

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
system32\AppHostRegistrationVerifier.exe HTTPS mediaredirect.microsoft.com 1709
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
searchui HTTPS store-images.s-microsoft.com 1709

 

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
backgroundtaskhost HTTPS www.bing.com/client 1709
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
backgroundtaskhost HTTPS www.bing.com/proactive 1709
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
searchui
backgroundtaskhost
HTTPS www.bing.com/threshold/xls.aspx 1709

Certificates

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
svchost HTTP ctldl.windowsupdate.com 1709
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
svchost HTTP ctldl.windowsupdate.com 1709

Device authentication

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
HTTPS login.live.com/ppsecure 1709

Device Metadata

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
dmd.metaservices.microsoft.com.akadns.net 1709
HTTP dmd.metaservices.microsoft.com 1803

Diagnostic Data

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
svchost cy2.vortex.data.microsoft.com.akadns.net 1709
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
svchost v10.vortex-win.data.microsoft.com/collect/v1 1709
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
wermgr watson.telemetry.microsoft.com 1709
TLS v1.2 modern.watson.data.microsoft.com.akadns.net 1709

Font streaming

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
svchost fs.microsoft.com 1709
fs.microsoft.com/fs/windows/config.json 1709

Licensing

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
licensemanager HTTPS licensing.mp.microsoft.com/v7.0/licenses/content 1709

Location

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
HTTP location-inference-westus.cloudapp.net 1709

Maps

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
svchost HTTPS *g.akamaiedge.net 1709

Microsoft account

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
login.msa.akadns6.net 1709
system32\Auth.Host.exe HTTPS auth.gfx.ms 1709

Microsoft Store

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
*.wns.windows.com 1709
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
HTTP storecatalogrevocation.storequality.microsoft.com 1709
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
HTTPS img-prod-cms-rt-microsoft-com.akamaized.net 1709
backgroundtransferhost HTTPS store-images.microsoft.com 1803
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
HTTP storeedgefd.dsx.mp.microsoft.com 1709
HTTP pti.store.microsoft.com 1709
TLS v1.2 cy2.*.md.mp.microsoft.com.*. 1709
svchost HTTPS displaycatalog.mp.microsoft.com 1803

Network Connection Status Indicator (NCSI)

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
HTTP www.msftconnecttest.com/connecttest.txt 1709

Office

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
*.a-msedge.net 1709
hxstr *.c-msedge.net 1709
*.e-msedge.net 1709
*.s-msedge.net 1709
HTTPS ocos-office365-s2s.msedge.net 1803
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
system32\Auth.Host.exe HTTPS outlook.office365.com 1709
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
Windows Apps\Microsoft.Windows.Photos HTTPS client-office365-tas.msedge.net 1709

OneDrive

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
onedrive HTTP \ HTTPS g.live.com/1rewlive5skydrive/ODSUProduction 1709
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
onedrive HTTPS oneclient.sfx.ms 1709

Settings

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
dmclient cy2.settings.data.microsoft.com.akadns.net 1709
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
dmclient HTTPS settings.data.microsoft.com 1709
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
svchost HTTPS settings-win.data.microsoft.com 1709

Skype

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
microsoft.windowscommunicationsapps.exe HTTPS config.edge.skype.com 1709

Windows Defender

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
wdcp.microsoft.com 1709
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
definitionupdates.microsoft.com 1709
MpCmdRun.exe HTTPS go.microsoft.com 1709

Windows Spotlight

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
backgroundtaskhost HTTPS arc.msn.com 1709
backgroundtaskhost g.msn.com.nsatc.net 1709
TLS v1.2 *.search.msn.com 1709
HTTPS ris.api.iris.microsoft.com 1709
HTTPS query.prod.cms.rt.microsoft.com 1709

Windows Update

Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
svchost HTTPS *.prod.do.dsp.mp.microsoft.com 1709
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
svchost HTTP *.windowsupdate.com 1709
HTTP fg.download.windowsupdate.com.c.footprint.net 1709
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
cds.d2s7q6s2.hwcdn.net 1709
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
HTTP *wac.phicdn.net 1709
*wac.edgecastcdn.net 1709
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
svchost *.tlu.dl.delivery.mp.microsoft.com.c.footprint.net 1709
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
svchost emdl.ws.microsoft.com 1709
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
svchost HTTPS fe2.update.microsoft.com 1709
svchost fe3.delivery.mp.microsoft.com 1709
fe3.delivery.dsp.mp.microsoft.com.nsatc.net 1709
svchost HTTPS sls.update.microsoft.com 1709
HTTP *.dl.delivery.mp.microsoft.com 1803
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
svchost HTTPS tsfe.trafficshaping.dsp.mp.microsoft.com 1709
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
a122.dscd.akamai.net 1709
a1621.g.akamai.net 1709
Source process Protocol Destination Applies from Windows 10 version
Various HTTPS go.microsoft.com 1709
Updated on August 3, 2018

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