Internet traffic destined for one port is forwarded to another port through port forwarding. The user is unaware of what is happening in the background because it is a backend process.
It is a method that allows internet traffic to reach a specific device more quickly and effectively. Port forwarding can help you have a better connection if you suffer latency while viewing content on Netflix.
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Incoming connections are rerouted via VPN port forwarding to bypass the NAT firewall and boost connection speeds.
Many situations call for the use of VPN port forwarding.