The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for StrongDC++ are:
StrongDC++ - PC
- TCP: User configured
- UDP: User configured
Forwarding Ports for StrongDC++
When you use StrongDC++ you might need to forward some ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to StrongDC++.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port
Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- The internal IP address of your download client.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. 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 StrongDC++
We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. 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.
Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The normal process for forwarding a port is:
- You can start by logging in to your router.
- Look for the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type the IP address of your download client into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for StrongDC++ in the correct boxes in your router.
Usually you have to reboot your router in order to save the changes.
You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for StrongDC++:
List of Routers - Customized for StrongDC++
That's all it takes to forward your ports for StrongDC++.