Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by fox2180, Jul 28, 2007.

  1. fox2180 macrumors newbie

    Jul 28, 2007
    i am trying to use nicecast to broadcast my own online radio station.... the only problem is is that i need to port forward so i can connect to the servers, so people can hear me. I am using a linksys router, but am on a new macbook (the broadcaster)
    can anyone tell me how to open these ports please?
  2. Jestered macrumors 6502

    Oct 13, 2005
    Austin, Texas
    You have use a web browser and go to (or whatever the ip address of the linksys is). This will bring you to the router setup page. Somewhere in there you will find port forwarding. You have to turn on whatever port that you are using with NiceCast and forward it to the ip address of your computer. You should setup a static ip address between your computer and the router so it never changes.
  3. fox2180 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jul 28, 2007
    well i did and it still doesnt work, it works with lan but it doesnt work with the router
  4. iJawn108 macrumors 65816


    Apr 15, 2006
    I do it from my macbook and have a linksys router also, you don't have something configured properly. It took me a while to understand port forwarding and how to get it working properly but it does, and does it well. I love that app. :)
  5. LucDirks macrumors newbie

    Apr 29, 2009
    I have the same problem, in Nicecast help they help Mac os X firewall but it different by me. Firewall is differtent know, i can't open the port 8000. The local link that Nicecast give me works on my own mac. But not on the mac from my brother. I have try a lot with de firewall but is dossent work. Maby it can't work with my router? I'm not zo good in english i hope you understand it :)
  6. rosstex macrumors newbie

    Oct 10, 2009
    I had this problem at the beginning. All I had to do was turn UPnP on on my router. I haven't had any problems since.

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