The ports that need to be forwarded for Space Engineers Server are listed here:
Space Engineers Server - PC
- UDP: 27016
Set Up a Port Forward for Space Engineers Server
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use Space Engineers Server. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to Space Engineers Server.
Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port
Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- Your computer's IP address.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find Your Router's IP Address
To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
How To Forward Ports for Space Engineers Server
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.
Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Locate your routers port forwarding section.
- Put the IP address of your computer in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for Space Engineers Server in the corresponding boxes in your router.
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 Space Engineers Server:
List of Routers - Customized for Space Engineers Server
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for Space Engineers Server.