Open Ports on Your Router for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials is Red Storm Entertainment's Tactical, Shooter, and First-Person game with a release date in 2000.

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials offers the following genres of gameplay.

Forward Ports for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials

When you are playing Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is a useful trick in gaming because it can really help to make your network connection most stable and frequently even faster. Routers were not designed to allow incoming network requests and some games can play tremendously better if an incoming connection is forwarded through the router to the game.

Before You Forward a Port

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

How to locate your router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

How To Forward Ports

Most people use our Network Utilities software package to forward ports. It's the fastest way to forward ports when you need them and then close them when you do not. You can also do it by hand.

The process for forwarding a port is generally:

Which Ports Does Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials Require

The network ports for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials are as follows:

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials - PC

  • TCP: 2346
  • UDP: 2346

We have guides that are custom tailored for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials that will show you the ports that need to be forwarded in your router.

After that your ports should be open. Check out our full game and application list for more port forwarding guides.

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