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What are the required firewall domain exceptions for accessing ArcGIS Online?
To provide high-performance and availability for ArcGIS Online basemap services, Esri utilizes the web acceleration and traffic management services of Akamai. This web acceleration service results in dynamic IP addresses being returned when connecting to ArcGIS Online, because basemaps are accessed via services.arcgisonline.com, to most efficiently route requests to the servers.
Note: Only ArcGIS Online basemaps have static IP addresses. When static IP addresses are required, it is no longer possible to utilize Akamai services. Therefore, it is likelier to experience poorer performance.The following are required firewall domain exceptions for accessing ArcGIS Online: