Forwarding Ports for Source-Connect on Your Router.

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

The ports that need to be forwarded for Source-Connect are listed here:

Source-Connect - PC

  • TCP:
  • UDP: 6000-6001

Forward Ports for Source-Connect

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

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

Before Forwarding a Port

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

Locate 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.

How To Forward Ports for Source-Connect

You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically 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.

Alternatively you can do it by hand. 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 Source-Connect:

List of Routers - Customized for Source-Connect

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for Source-Connect.

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