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How to Port Forward IL-2 Sturmovik - Forgotten Battles

IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles is 1C, Ubisoft's Flight game released in 2003.

IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles is a flight game. Flight games are similar to car driving games in that you are usually in the cockpit of a plane or helicopter. They can also be from the view of a chase camera. Some flight games are atmospheric and some are space based.

How to Port Forward IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles

When you are playing IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is a useful trick in gaming because it can really help to make your network connection most stable and frequently even faster. Routers were not designed to allow incoming network requests and some games can play tremendously better if an incoming connection is forwarded through the router to the game.

Before You Forward a Port

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

  • Your router's IP address.
  • Your gaming machine's IP address.
  • A list of TCP and UDP ports to forward.

How to click the links to get to your router's IP Address

The easiest way to navigate to your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

How To Forward Ports

Use our Network Utilities for a quick way to get your ports forwarded. Network utilities makes it easy to enable and disable your port forwards to keep your network security as tight as possible. You can also do it by hand by following these steps.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

  • Open a web browser and navigate to your router's IP address.
  • Locate your routers port forwarding section.
  • Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the appropriate box in your router.
  • Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the matching boxes in your router.
  • Intermittently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Ports To Forward for IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles are as follows:

IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles - PC

  • TCP: 21000
  • UDP: 21000

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles simply follow one of these links:

That's all it takes to get your ports open. Don't forget to check out our growing list of games and programs.

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer is an owner and programmer for PortForward. You can find more of his articles in the Games and Applications section of our site.