How To Open Ports in Your Router for Windows 2000 Terminal Server

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

The following ports need to be forwarded for Windows 2000 Terminal Server:

Windows 2000 Terminal Server - PC

  • TCP: 3389
  • UDP: 3389

Setting Up a Port Forward for Windows 2000 Terminal Server

When you use Windows 2000 Terminal Server you may need to forward ports in your router. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to Windows 2000 Terminal Server.

Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. 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. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

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

Setting Up a Port Forward for Windows 2000 Terminal Server

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.

Alternatively you can do it by hand. 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 Windows 2000 Terminal Server:

List of Routers - Customized for Windows 2000 Terminal Server

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for Windows 2000 Terminal Server.

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