The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Westwood Online are:
Westwood Online - PC
- TCP: 1140, 1234, 4000
- UDP: 1140, 1234
Set Up a Port Forward for Westwood Online
When you use Westwood Online you might need to forward some ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to Westwood Online.
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:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- Your computer's internal IP address.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.
We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.
Forwarding a Port for Westwood Online
We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. 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.
Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The process for forwarding a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type your computer's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for Westwood Online in the correct 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 Westwood Online:
List of Routers - Customized for Westwood Online
That is the process required to forward ports in your router for Westwood Online.