How to Create a Port Forward in Your Router for SmartSDR

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

The following ports need to be forwarded for SmartSDR:

SmartSDR - PC

  • TCP: 4994
  • UDP: 4993

Set Up a Port Forward for SmartSDR

When you use SmartSDR you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to SmartSDR.

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

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

Locate Your Router's IP Address

To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.

You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.

Setting Up a Port Forward for SmartSDR

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. Our Network Utilities software allows you to add port forwards and also remove them when you no longer need them to maximize your network security.

Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The way to forward a port is:

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 SmartSDR:

List of Routers - Customized for SmartSDR

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for SmartSDR.

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