How to Create a Port Forward in Your Router for Polycom ViaVideo H.323

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

The following ports need to be forwarded for Polycom ViaVideo H.323:

Polycom ViaVideo H.323 - PC

  • TCP: 1720, 5060
  • UDP: 3230-3237, 5060

Forward Ports for Polycom ViaVideo H.323

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use Polycom ViaVideo H.323. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to Polycom ViaVideo H.323.

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

Before You Forward a Port

Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

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 Polycom ViaVideo H.323

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. 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.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The process for forwarding 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 Polycom ViaVideo H.323:

List of Routers - Customized for Polycom ViaVideo H.323

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for Polycom ViaVideo H.323.

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