Opening Ports for GNUtella using Your Router

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

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for GNUtella are:

GNUtella - PC

  • TCP: 6346
  • UDP: 6346

Setting Up a Port Forward for GNUtella

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use GNUtella. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to GNUtella.

Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding a port you 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:

Find Your Router's IP Address

To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.

Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.

How To Forward Ports for GNUtella

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. Our Network Utilities software allows you to add port forwards and also remove them when you no longer need them to maximize your network security.

You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:

Some routers need to be rebooted in order for the changes to be saved.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for GNUtella:

List of Routers - Customized for GNUtella

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for GNUtella.

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