Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for FlashGet:
FlashGet - PC
- TCP: User configured
Setting Up a Port Forward for FlashGet
You may need to forward ports in your router when you use FlashGet. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to FlashGet.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- The IP address of your download client.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
How to Locate 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.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
Forwarding a Port for FlashGet
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:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Type the IP address of your download client into the correct box in your router.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for FlashGet in the corresponding boxes in your router.
You probably will need 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 FlashGet:
List of Routers - Customized for FlashGet
That's all it takes to forward your ports for FlashGet.