Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for Active Webcam:
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- TCP: 100000, 100001
Setting Up a Port Forward for Active Webcam
When you use Active Webcam you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to Active Webcam.
Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- Your computer's IP address.
- Each of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
How To Forward Ports for Active Webcam
The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. Network Utilities lets you manage port forwards by putting them in when you need them and also removing the ones that you no longer need which maximized network security.
Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The normal process for forwarding a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Locate your routers port forwarding section.
- Type your computer's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for Active Webcam in the correct boxes in your router.
Some routers need to be rebooted in order for the changes to be saved.
You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for Active Webcam:
List of Routers - Customized for Active Webcam
That is the process required to forward ports in your router for Active Webcam.