The ports that need to be forwarded for Unreal Media Server are listed here:
Unreal Media Server - PC
- TCP: 5119
Forwarding Ports for Unreal Media Server
When you use Unreal Media Server you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to Unreal Media Server.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port
Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- The internal IP address of your media server.
- A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
How To Set Up Port Forwarding for Unreal Media Server
The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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.
You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The normal process for forwarding a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Type the IP address of your media server into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for Unreal Media Server in the corresponding 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 Unreal Media Server:
List of Routers - Customized for Unreal Media Server
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for Unreal Media Server.