The following ports need to be forwarded for Xfire Directplay 8:
Xfire Directplay 8 - PC
- TCP: 2302-2400, 6073
- UDP: 2302-2400, 6073
Setting Up a Port Forward for Xfire Directplay 8
When you use Xfire Directplay 8 you may need to forward ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to Xfire Directplay 8.
Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- Your computer's internal IP address.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find 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.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
How To Forward Ports for Xfire Directplay 8
You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically 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.
Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The normal process for forwarding a port is:
- Begin by logging in to your router.
- Look for 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 for Xfire Directplay 8 in the corresponding boxes in your router.
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 Xfire Directplay 8:
List of Routers - Customized for Xfire Directplay 8
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for Xfire Directplay 8.