The ports that need to be forwarded for eoswan are listed here:
eoswan - PC
- TCP: 1096-5096
- UDP: 1096-5096
Setting Up a Port Forward for eoswan
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use eoswan. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to eoswan.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- The IP address of your router.
- Your computer's IP address.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Find Your Router's IP Address
We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.
We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.
How To Forward Ports for eoswan
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.
Alternatively you can do it by hand. The process for forwarding a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Type your computer's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for eoswan 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 eoswan:
List of Routers - Customized for eoswan
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for eoswan.