How to Open a Port in Your Router for Icecast

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

Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for Icecast:

Icecast - PC

  • TCP: 8000-8001
  • UDP:

Setting Up a Port Forward for Icecast

When you use Icecast you may need to forward ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to Icecast.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. 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 Forward Ports for Icecast

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.

Alternatively you can do it by hand. The way to forward 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 Icecast:

List of Routers - Customized for Icecast

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

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