The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Left 4 Dead Server are:
Left 4 Dead Server - PC
- TCP: 27015
- UDP: 27015
Forwarding Ports for Left 4 Dead Server
When you use Left 4 Dead Server you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to Left 4 Dead Server.
Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- The IP address of your router.
- The internal IP address of your computer.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find the IP Address of Your Router
We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.
We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.
How To Forward Ports for Left 4 Dead Server
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.
Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The normal process for forwarding a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Put your computer's IP address in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for Left 4 Dead Server in the correct boxes in your router.
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 Server:
List of Routers - Customized for Left 4 Dead Server
That is the process required to forward ports in your router for Left 4 Dead Server.