The ports that need to be forwarded for Lightwave Link are listed here:
Lightwave Link - Automation
- UDP: 69, 2003, 2011, 2013
Setting Up a Port Forward for Lightwave Link
When you use Lightwave Link you may need to forward ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to Lightwave Link.
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:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- Your device's IP address.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Find Your Router's IP Address
We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's 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 Set Up Port Forwarding for Lightwave Link
The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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.
You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The normal process for forwarding a port is:
- Begin by logging in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Type your device's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for Lightwave Link in the correct boxes in your router.
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 Lightwave Link:
List of Routers - Customized for Lightwave Link
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for Lightwave Link.