How to Port Forward H323 in Your Router

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

The following ports need to be forwarded for H323:

H323 - PC

  • TCP: 1023, 1502, 1503, 1504, 1730, 1731, 1732, 65534
  • UDP: 1024, 65534

Setting Up a Port Forward for H323

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use H323. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to H323.

Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.

Before You Forward a Port

Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:

Locate Your Router's IP Address

To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.

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

How To Set Up Port Forwarding for H323

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The normal process for forwarding a port is:

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 H323:

List of Routers - Customized for H323

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for H323.

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