The ports that need to be forwarded for Active Worlds File Transfer are listed here:
Active Worlds File Transfer - PC
- TCP: 3000
Forward Ports for Active Worlds File Transfer
When you use Active Worlds File Transfer you might need to forward some ports in your router. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to Active Worlds File Transfer.
Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- Your computer's IP address.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find Your Router's IP Address
You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. 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 Set Up Port Forwarding for Active Worlds File Transfer
We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. With Network Utilities, you can easily forward ports and also un-forward ports quickly so that you can keep your network up to date with the ports that you need forwarded and maximize your network security.
Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:
- You can start by logging in to your router.
- Look for the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type the IP address of your computer into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for Active Worlds File Transfer in the corresponding 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 Worlds File Transfer:
List of Routers - Customized for Active Worlds File Transfer
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for Active Worlds File Transfer.