The following ports need to be forwarded for SmartFoxServer:
SmartFoxServer - PC
- TCP: 8080, 9339
- UDP: 8080, 9339
Forwarding Ports for SmartFoxServer
When you use SmartFoxServer you might need to forward some ports in your router. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to SmartFoxServer.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.
Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port
Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- Your computer's IP address.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
How to Locate Your Router's IP Address
The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
Setting Up a Port Forward for SmartFoxServer
We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. 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 process for forwarding a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Locate your routers port forwarding section.
- Type the IP address of your computer into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for SmartFoxServer in the correct boxes in your router.
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 SmartFoxServer:
List of Routers - Customized for SmartFoxServer
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for SmartFoxServer.