Opening Ports for DNS2Go using Your Router

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

The ports that need to be forwarded for DNS2Go are listed here:


  • TCP: 1227
  • UDP: 1227

Set Up a Port Forward for DNS2Go

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use DNS2Go. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to DNS2Go.

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

Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List

Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. 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.

Forwarding a Port for DNS2Go

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. 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 normal process for forwarding a port is:

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 DNS2Go:

List of Routers - Customized for DNS2Go

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for DNS2Go.

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