Forward Ports on Your Router for OSXvnc

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The following ports need to be forwarded for OSXvnc:

OSXvnc - PC

  • TCP: 5900
  • UDP: 5900

Forward Ports for OSXvnc

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use OSXvnc. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to OSXvnc.

Routers generally do not 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:

Find the IP Address of Your Router

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

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 OSXvnc

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The normal 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 OSXvnc:

List of Routers - Customized for OSXvnc

That's all it takes to forward your ports for OSXvnc.

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