Port Forwarding on Your Router for WinConnect Server XP

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The ports that need to be forwarded for WinConnect Server XP are listed here:

WinConnect Server XP - PC

  • TCP: 3389
  • UDP:

Setting Up a Port Forward for WinConnect Server XP

When you use WinConnect Server XP you may need to forward ports in your router. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to WinConnect Server XP.

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

Before You Forward a Port

Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:

Find the IP Address of Your Router

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.

We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.

How To Set Up Port Forwarding for WinConnect Server XP

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them.

You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The normal process for forwarding a port is:

Some routers need to be rebooted in order for the changes to be saved.

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

List of Routers - Customized for WinConnect Server XP

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for WinConnect Server XP.

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