This community is for technical, feature, configuration and deployment questions.
For production deployment issues, please contact the TAC! We will not comment or assist with your TAC case in these forums.
Please see How to Ask the Community for Help for other best practices.
I have a feeling that the TCP port alone won't suffice. The next feature request will include authentication. And thereafter it will be TLS encryption. It's such a basic ask, I don't know why it's taking so long.