How to Create a Port Forward in Your Router for Left 4 Dead 2 Server

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The ports that need to be forwarded for Left 4 Dead 2 Server are listed here:

Left 4 Dead 2 Server - PC

  • TCP: 27015
  • UDP: 27015

Set Up a Port Forward for Left 4 Dead 2 Server

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When you use Left 4 Dead 2 Server you might need to forward some ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to Left 4 Dead 2 Server.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

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

Locate Your Router's IP Address

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.

You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.

How To Forward Ports for Left 4 Dead 2 Server

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.

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

Some routers need to be rebooted in order for the changes to be saved.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for Left 4 Dead 2 Server:

List of Routers - Customized for Left 4 Dead 2 Server

That's all it takes to forward your ports for Left 4 Dead 2 Server.

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