How to Port Forward Ground Control

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

Ground Control is Sierra's Real-Time and Tactical game with a release date in 2000.

Ground Control includes the following styles of play.

Forward Ports for Ground Control

When you are playing Ground Control 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 navigate 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

Quickly get your ports forwarded using Network Utilities. Then when you are done you can just as easily close your ports back down to keep your network as secure as possible. You can also do it manually.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does Ground Control Require

The specific ports that need to be forwarded for Ground Control are as follows:

Ground Control - PC

  • TCP: 15001, 15101, 15200, 20000-21000, 25451
  • UDP: 20000-21000

We have guides that are custom tailored for Ground Control that will show you the ports.

That should be all you have to do to forward your ports. Check our growing list of games and applications for more port forwarding guides.

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