How to Port Forward H.323 Call Setup in Your Router

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

The following ports need to be forwarded for H.323 Call Setup:

H.323 Call Setup - PC

  • TCP: 1720
  • UDP:

Forwarding Ports for H.323 Call Setup

When you use H.323 Call Setup you may need to forward ports in your router. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to H.323 Call Setup.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.

Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port

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

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.

If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.

Setting Up a Port Forward for H.323 Call Setup

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. With Network Utilities, you can easily forward ports and also un-forward ports quickly so that you can keep your network up to date with the ports that you need forwarded and maximize your network security.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The normal 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 H.323 Call Setup:

List of Routers - Customized for H.323 Call Setup

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for H.323 Call Setup.

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