The ports that need to be forwarded for AirDC++ are listed here:
AirDC++ - PC
- TCP: User configured
- UDP: User configured
Forwarding Ports for AirDC++
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use AirDC++. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to AirDC++.
Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- The IP address of your router.
- Your download client's IP address.
- A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
How to Locate 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.
We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.
Setting Up a Port Forward for AirDC++
You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. 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.
Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:
- You can start by logging in to your router.
- Locate your routers port forwarding section.
- Type your download client's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- It is now time to type the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for AirDC++ in the correct boxes in your router.
You probably will need to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.
You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for AirDC++:
List of Routers - Customized for AirDC++
That's all it takes to forward your ports for AirDC++.