Opening Ports for Nextiva using Your Router

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The following ports need to be forwarded for Nextiva:

Nextiva - Default

  • TCP: 5062-5090, 5200-5300, 8500-8598
  • UDP: 5062-5090, 5200-5300, 8500-8598

You may also need to forward some RTP ports. You can find our page for those right here.

Set Up a Port Forward for Nextiva

When you use Nextiva you might need to forward some ports in your router. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to Nextiva.

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

Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List

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

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. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.

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

Forwarding a Port for Nextiva

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.

Alternatively you can do it by hand. The process for forwarding a port is:

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 Nextiva:

List of Routers - Customized for Nextiva

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for Nextiva.

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