The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Core Keeper Server are:
Core Keeper Server - PC
- UDP: 27015
Set Up a Port Forward for Core Keeper Server
When you use Core Keeper Server you may need to forward ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to Core Keeper Server.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports 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.
- The IP address of your computer.
- Each of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
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.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
How To Forward Ports for Core Keeper Server
The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. Network Utilities lets you manage port forwards by putting them in when you need them and also removing the ones that you no longer need which maximized network security.
You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The process for forwarding a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Put the IP address of your computer in the proper box in your router.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for Core Keeper Server in the corresponding 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 Core Keeper Server:
List of Routers - Customized for Core Keeper Server
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for Core Keeper Server.