Forward Ports on Your Router for Freenet

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The ports that need to be forwarded for Freenet are listed here:

Freenet - PC

  • TCP: User configured
  • UDP: User configured

Set Up a Port Forward for Freenet

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

Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.

Before You Forward a Port

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

Find Your Router's IP Address

To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. 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.

How To Set Up Port Forwarding for Freenet

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:

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 Freenet:

List of Routers - Customized for Freenet

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for Freenet.

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