Open Ports on Your Router for ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead

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ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead is an Open-World, Tactical, Action, Strategy, Shooter, and Simulation game published by Bohemia Interactive released in 2010.


Ports Required for ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead

The exact ports for ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead are as follows:

ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead - PC

  • TCP:
  • UDP: 2302-2305

ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead - Steam

  • TCP: 27015, 27036
  • UDP: 2302-2305, 27015, 27031-27036

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ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead offers the following styles of play.

How to Port Forward ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead

When you are playing ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is a useful trick in gaming because it can really help to make your network connection most stable and frequently even faster. Routers were not designed to allow incoming network requests and some games can play tremendously better if an incoming connection is forwarded through the router to the game.

Before You Forward a Port

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:

How to find your router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

How To Forward Ports

An easy way to do this is use our Network Utilities software. It can open your ports with just a few clicks. Then when you are done you can just was quickly close your ports again. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The process for forwarding a port is generally:

That's all it takes to forward your ports. For more on how to port forward, check out our list of games and applications.

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