The following ports need to be forwarded for H.323 GateKeeper:
H.323 GateKeeper - PC
- TCP: 1718-1720
Forward Ports for H.323 GateKeeper
When you use H.323 GateKeeper you might need to forward some ports in your router. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to H.323 GateKeeper.
Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:
- Your router's IP address.
- The internal IP address of your computer.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find the IP Address of Your Router
We have free Router Detector software to help you find 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.
How To Set Up Port Forwarding for H.323 GateKeeper
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.
Alternatively you can do it by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Put your computer's IP address in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for H.323 GateKeeper in the correct boxes in your router.
Usually you have to reboot your router in order to save the changes.
You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for H.323 GateKeeper:
List of Routers - Customized for H.323 GateKeeper
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for H.323 GateKeeper.