How to Port Forward IL-2

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

IL-2 is a Flight game published by CIS: 1C released in 2001.

IL-2 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.

Forward Ports for IL-2

When you are playing IL-2 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:

How to find your router's IP Address

The easiest way to find 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

An easy way to do this is use our Network Utilities software. It can open your ports with just a few clicks. Then when you are done you can just was quickly close your ports again. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

Ports To Forward for IL-2

The connection ports that need to be forwarded for IL-2 are as follows:

IL-2 - PC

  • TCP:
  • UDP: 21000

We have guides that are custom tailored for IL-2 that will show you the incoming ports.

That should do it; your ports are now forwarded. Need something else forwarded? Check out our list of games and programs.

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