The following ports need to be forwarded for Bobcat Miner:
Bobcat Miner - Internet of Things
- TCP: 44158
Forward Ports for Bobcat Miner
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use Bobcat Miner. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to Bobcat Miner.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- The IP address of your device.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find Your Router's IP Address
The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
How To Forward Ports for Bobcat Miner
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.
You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The normal process for forwarding a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Put your device's IP address in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for Bobcat Miner 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 Bobcat Miner:
List of Routers - Customized for Bobcat Miner
That is the process required to forward ports in your router for Bobcat Miner.