Port forwarding

How to port forward

This step will be vastly different for each person. Simply because everyone has a different router and they all look (very) different.

I'll do my best to demonstrate how to do it on my router, but it may look drastically different on yours.

You can use a website like this to learn how to do it on your router:

  1. Locate your router

  2. If your exact model isn't listed, try another from the same brand and see if the router UI matches yours. Then the same procedure should apply.

What ports need to be forwarded?

By default, SkyrimTogetherServer.exe connects to port 10578. You can change this in the STServer.ini file, but I recommend leaving it alone.

Your router will prompt you to specify which protocol it should forward. If you have the option of selecting Both, you should do so.

If you can only choose between TCP and UDP, create two port forwarding rules: one for 10578 UDP and one for 10578 TCP.

How to port-forward (in my personal router)

I'm using an ASUS AX86U router.

  1. Navigate to your router's configuration page using the IP address you obtained in the previous step. In my case, the address will be

  2. Go to Open NAT

  3. Select Enable port forwarding

  4. Select + Add under Game Profile

  5. Under 1) Game List choose Manual

  6. The 2) Protocol step will probably be empty. If there is an option for you, select PC.

  7. Now to fill out the settings.

  8. Service Name: Skyrim Reborn Together

  9. Protocol: Both

  10. External Port: 10578

  11. Internal Port: 10578

  12. Internal IP Address: <- the local IPv4

  13. Source IP: leave empty

  14. Press the OK button

Ubuntu Firewall specifics:

If you use ufw (Ubuntu Firewall), run the following command to enable the 10578 port:

sudo ufw allow 10578

That's it!

Onwards to the next step!

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