The ports that need to be forwarded for an Active Worlds Camera are listed here:
Active Worlds Camera - PC
- TCP: 3000, 5670, 7777, 7000-7100
Forwarding Ports for an Active Worlds Camera
You may need to forward ports in your router when you use an Active Worlds Camera. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to an Active Worlds Camera.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port
Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- The internal IP address of your camera.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
How To Forward Ports for an Active Worlds Camera
The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. Our Network Utilities software allows you to add port forwards and also remove them when you no longer need them to maximize your network security.
Alternatively you can do it by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Locate your routers port forwarding section.
- Type the IP address of your camera into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for an Active Worlds Camera 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 an Active Worlds Camera:
List of Routers - Customized for Active Worlds Camera
That's all it takes to forward your ports for an Active Worlds Camera.