How to Port Forward rFactor

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

rFactor is Image Space Incorporated's Driving/Racing and Simulation game released in 2005.

rFactor offers the following styles of play.

Port Forward rFactor

When you are playing rFactor you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is a useful trick in gaming because it can really help to make your network connection most stable and intermittently even faster. Routers were not designed to allow incoming network requests and some games can play tremendously better if an incoming connection is forwarded through the router to the game.

Before You Forward a Port

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

How to navigate to your router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

How To Forward Ports

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. 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:

Ports To Forward for rFactor

The specific ports that need to be forwarded for rFactor are as follows:

rFactor - PC

  • TCP: 34447
  • UDP: 34297, 34397

We have guides that are custom tailored for rFactor that will show you the connection ports.

That's all it takes to get your ports open. Don't forget to check out our growing list of games and programs.

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