Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for Pi Node:
Pi Node - Default
- TCP: 31400-31409
Setting Up a Port Forward for Pi Node
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use Pi Node. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to Pi Node.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- Your router's IP address.
- The IP address of your device.
- A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find Your Router's IP Address
You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.
We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.
Forwarding a Port for Pi Node
You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. 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.
Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The way to forward a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Look for the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type the IP address of your device into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for Pi Node in the correct boxes in your router.
Some routers need to be rebooted in order for the changes to be saved.
You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for Pi Node:
List of Routers - Customized for Pi Node
That is the process required to forward ports in your router for Pi Node.