The ports that need to be forwarded for Elk M1 Gold are listed here:
Elk M1 Gold - PC
- TCP: 26, 80, 2601
Set Up a Port Forward for Elk M1 Gold
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use Elk M1 Gold. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to Elk M1 Gold.
Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- Your device's internal IP address.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
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.
If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.
Setting Up a Port Forward for Elk M1 Gold
A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. 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:
- Log in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Type your device's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for Elk M1 Gold 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 Elk M1 Gold:
List of Routers - Customized for Elk M1 Gold
That's all it takes to forward your ports for Elk M1 Gold.