The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Easy File Sharing Web Server are:
Easy File Sharing Web Server - PC
- TCP: User configured
Forward Ports for Easy File Sharing Web Server
You may need to forward ports in your router when you use Easy File Sharing Web Server. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to Easy File Sharing Web Server.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. By forwarding a port you can overcome 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.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
How to Locate Your Router's IP Address
To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
Forwarding a Port for Easy File Sharing Web Server
The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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:
- Begin by logging in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Type the IP address of your computer into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for Easy File Sharing Web Server in the corresponding boxes in your router.
Usually you have to reboot your router in order to save the changes.
You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for Easy File Sharing Web Server:
List of Routers - Customized for Easy File Sharing Web Server
That's all it takes to forward your ports for Easy File Sharing Web Server.