How to Port Forward Unreal Server in Your Router

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Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for Unreal Server:

Unreal Server - Default

  • TCP:
  • UDP: 7777-7779, 27900

Forwarding Ports for Unreal Server

Unreal screenshot with logo
Unreal screenshot with logo

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use Unreal Server. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to Unreal Server.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List

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

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.

You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.

How To Forward Ports for Unreal Server

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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 process for forwarding a port is:

You probably will need to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for Unreal Server:

List of Routers - Customized for Unreal Server

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for Unreal Server.

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