How to Port Forward Everquest

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Everquest is Sony Online Entertainment's MMO and Role-Playing game released in 100.

Everquest offers the following styles of gameplay.

How to Port Forward Everquest

When you are playing Everquest 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 click the links to get to your router's IP Address

The easiest way to find 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

An easy way to do this is use our Network Utilities software. It can open your ports with just a few clicks. Then when you are done you can just was quickly close your ports again. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

Ports Required for Everquest

The specific incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Everquest are as follows:

Everquest - PC

  • TCP: 1024, 7000
  • UDP: 1024, 6000

We have guides that are custom tailored for Everquest that will show you the required ports that need to be forwarded.

After following those steps your ports should be forwarded. Head to our applications and games list for more port forwarding guides.

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