Forwarding Ports in Your Router for gtk-gnutella

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The following ports need to be forwarded for gtk-gnutella:

gtk-gnutella - PC

  • TCP: 6346
  • UDP: 6346

Set Up a Port Forward for gtk-gnutella

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

Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. A port forward can overcome this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:

Find the IP Address of Your Router

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. 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.

Setting Up a Port Forward for gtk-gnutella

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. Network Utilities lets you manage port forwards by putting them in when you need them and also removing the ones that you no longer need which maximized network security.

Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The 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 gtk-gnutella:

List of Routers - Customized for gtk-gnutella

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for gtk-gnutella.

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