Opening Ports for DayZ using Your Router

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

DayZ is Bohemia Interactive's Open-World, MMO, Shooter, Survival, and Action game with a release date in 2018.

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DayZ offers the following styles of play.

How to Port Forward DayZ

When you are playing DayZ 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 on occasion 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 locate 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

The easiest way to do this is to use Network Utilities. Network Utilities can forward your ports in just a few clicks, and close them back down when you are done just as easily. You can also do it the manual way.

The general process for forwarding a port is:

Ports Required for DayZ

The required incoming ports for DayZ are as follows:

DayZ - Steam

  • TCP: 2302, 27015-27030, 27036-27037
  • UDP: 2302, 4380, 27000-27031, 27036

DayZ - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 1935, 3478-3480
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479

DayZ - Xbox One

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3544, 4500

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and DayZ simply follow one of these links:

When you are done following those steps your ports will be open. Do you need more games or programs forwarded? Check out our games and programs list.

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