Forward Ports on Your Router for Calibre Content Server

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The following ports need to be forwarded for Calibre Content Server:

Calibre Content Server - PC

  • TCP: 8080
  • UDP: 8080

Forward Ports for Calibre Content Server

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use Calibre Content Server. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to Calibre Content Server.

Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:

Locate Your Router's IP Address

To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.

We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.

How To Forward Ports for Calibre Content Server

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them.

You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:

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 Calibre Content Server:

List of Routers - Customized for Calibre Content Server

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for Calibre Content Server.

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