Forwarding Ports in Your Router for LinuxDC++

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The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for LinuxDC++ are:

LinuxDC++ - PC

  • TCP: User configured
  • UDP: User configured

Forwarding Ports for LinuxDC++

When you use LinuxDC++ you might need to forward some ports in your router. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to LinuxDC++.

Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

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

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

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

Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.

Setting Up a Port Forward for LinuxDC++

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. Network Utilities lets you manage port forwards by putting them in when you need them and also removing the ones that you no longer need which maximized network security.

Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The way to forward a port is:

You probably will need to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for LinuxDC++:

List of Routers - Customized for LinuxDC++

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for LinuxDC++.

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