Would you like to learn how to configure port forwarding using the command line? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to configure port forwarding on a computer running Windows.

• Windows 2012 R2
• Windows 2016
• Windows 2019
• Windows 10
• Windows 11

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Tutorial Windows - Configure port forwarding

As an Administrator, start an elevated command line.

Windows - Elevated command prompt

Redirect the local port 8888 to a remote server on port 80.

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Open a browser and try to access the local port 8888.

Windows - Port forwarding

Redirect any incoming connection on port 9999 to a remote server on port 80.

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Create a firewall rule allowing incoming connections on the TCP port.

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Open a browser and try to access any IP address of the local host on port 9999.

Windows - Port forward TCP port

Verify the TCP port redirections.

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Here is the command output.

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Delete a port redirection.

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Reset all port forwarding rules.

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Congratulations! You are able to configure TCP port forwarding on Windows.