The ports that need to be forwarded for Subsonic are listed here:
Subsonic - PC
- TCP: 4040
Forwarding Ports for Subsonic
You may need to forward ports in your router when you use Subsonic. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to Subsonic.
Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
Before You Forward a Port
Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- The IP address of your media server.
- A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
How to 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.
If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.
How To Forward Ports for Subsonic
You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically 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.
You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The way to forward a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Put the IP address of your media server in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for Subsonic 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 Subsonic:
List of Routers - Customized for Subsonic
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for Subsonic.