How to Port Forward Abyss Web Server
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Abyss Web Server makes it easy to host your websites on your own computer. With support for HTTP/2, secure SSL/TLS connections (HTTPS), and a wide range of web technologies, Abyss has everything you need to get started.

If you want to host your website through Abyss Web Server, you might need to route some ports through your router. Routing ports allow internet connection requests to come through Abyss Web Server. Since routers usually don’t allow outside connection requests, routing a port can fix this problem.

Requirements to Port Forward Abyss Web Server

Just before you begin with the process of port forwarding, make sure you have the following things:

  • Downloaded and installed the Abyss Web Server server.
  • The IP address of your router.
  • IP address of your device.

TCP and UDP ports of Abyss Web Server are mentioned in the section below.

Step-by-step guide on how to port forward Abyss Web Server

Now that you have the above details noted down, you can move to the next stage of Abyss Web Server port forwarding:

  1. On your web browser address bar, type your router’s IP Address/Default Gateway.
  2. Log in with your router’s credentials (username and password) to view your router’s firmware settings.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section of your router.
  4. Click on Port Forwarding.
  5. Enter the IP address of your device in your router in the correct box.
  6. Put the TCP and UDP ports of the Abyss Web Server server in the boxes in your router. The default Abyss Web Server port number is 9999. And then click the apply button.
  7. And you’re done. Restart your router to let the changes take effect.
  8. Once your changes take effect, now you can host an Abyss Web Server server and let your friends connect to it as well. To let them connect to it, you need to provide them the hostname you are using, along with the port number. For example, ‘’.

Abyss Web Server ports needed to run

The default Abyss Web Server ports are:

TCP Port:9999

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Ports to forward on devices

Ports to run on PC:

TCP Port:9999

How to open ports behind CGNAT

What if your ISP performs CGNAT? Most ISPs perform CGNAT (Carrier-grade Network Address Translation) to conserve bandwidth and assign a single IP address to multiple users connected to the same internet network. However, CGNAT makes it difficult for you to open ports on the router. 

To get around the CGNAT issue, you can use the Port Forwarding add-on to bypass this problem and port forward routers without hassle. 
Here’s more information on how to use PureVPN’s Port Forwarding add-on and bypass CGNAT in a few clicks.

Open Ports Behind CGNAT

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A secure way to open all ports

To most people, port forwarding is quite a demanding task. For starters, every router has a different console, which often makes it difficult to navigate to specific settings.

Secondly, you won’t always be able to open Abyss Web Server Online ports on your router if your ISP restricts the ports. Yes, you heard that right! ISPs are notorious for blocking ports due to security reasons. If ISP isn’t the reason behind a blocked port, then perhaps it could be your operating system’s firewall.

Well, you can eliminate all these problems with PureVPN’s Port Forwarding add-on. Through the Port Forwarding add-on, you can allow all ports, disallow all ports, and allow specific ports.


What does Abyss Web Server do?

Abyss Web Server makes it easy to host your websites on your own computer. With support for HTTP/2, secure SSL/TLS connections (HTTPS), and a wide range of web technologies, Abyss has everything you need to get started.

How do I use the Abyss Web Server?

Abyss Web Server is a web server for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. Abyss Web Server is free for personal and commercial use. It is a compact web server available for all major operating systems.

Is it hard to port forward for Abyss Web Server?

Setting up port forwarding is not difficult at all. To set up your device, simply give it a static IP address and forward the correct port numbers to that new address.

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