How to Forward Ports in Your Router for vsftp

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The following ports need to be forwarded for vsftp:

vsftp - PC

  • TCP: 20, 21
  • UDP:

Set Up a Port Forward for vsftp

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use vsftp. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to vsftp.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List

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

Locate Your Router's IP Address

To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.

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

How To Forward Ports for vsftp

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. With Network Utilities, you can easily forward ports and also un-forward ports quickly so that you can keep your network up to date with the ports that you need forwarded and maximize your network security.

You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The way to forward 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 vsftp:

List of Routers - Customized for vsftp

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for vsftp.

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