The ports that need to be forwarded for OpenEye Server are listed here:
OpenEye Server - PC
- TCP: 80, 2000-2006, 2014-2015, 3001-3002, 3100, 5005, 9876
Forwarding Ports for OpenEye Server
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use OpenEye Server. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to OpenEye Server.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- Your computer's internal IP address.
- Each of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
How To Set Up Port Forwarding for OpenEye Server
A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. With Network Utilities, you can easily forward ports and also un-forward ports quickly so that you can keep your network up to date with the ports that you need forwarded and maximize your network security.
You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The way to forward a port is:
- You can start by logging in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Type the IP address of your computer into the correct box in your router.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for OpenEye Server in the corresponding boxes in your router.
Frequently you have 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 OpenEye Server:
List of Routers - Customized for OpenEye Server
That's all it takes to forward your ports for OpenEye Server.