Opening Ports for FileZilla Server using Your Router

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

Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for FileZilla Server:

FileZilla Server - PC

  • TCP: 14147
  • UDP: 14147

Set Up a Port Forward for FileZilla Server

When you use FileZilla Server you may need to forward ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to FileZilla Server.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.

Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port

Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:

Locate Your Router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate 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.

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 FileZilla Server

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. 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 step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:

Frequently you have 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 FileZilla Server:

List of Routers - Customized for FileZilla Server

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for FileZilla Server.

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