When you set up a dedicated V Rising server and want other people to connect to it from the internet, one of the things you have to do is set up a port forward in your router.
The ports that need to be forwarded for V Rising Server are listed here:
V Rising Server - PC
- UDP: 27015-27016
Forwarding Ports for V Rising Server
You may need to forward ports in your router when you use V Rising Server. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to V Rising 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 IP address of your computer.
- Each of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
How to Locate Your Router's IP Address
You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.
If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.
How To Set Up Port Forwarding for V Rising 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.
Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The process for forwarding a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Put your computer's IP address in the proper box in your router.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for V Rising Server in the corresponding boxes in your router.
Frequently you have 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 V Rising Server:
List of Routers - Customized for V Rising Server
That's all it takes to forward your ports for V Rising Server.