How to change port on EVE Online client application

Apart from the default connection port to Tranquility ( 26000 ) EVE Online have port 3724 open

Here’s how you can change over to port 3724.

Windows

  1. Open your prefs.ini file. You can find the file in the following location.
  2. Press Windows Key + R and paste the following line into the Run window.
    • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\CCP\EVE\c_program_files_ccp_eve_tranquility if you use Windows XP
    • %LOCALAPPDATA%\CCP\EVE\c_program_files_(x86)_ccp_eve_tranquility if you use Windows Vista and Windows 7
  3. Edit the PREFS.INI file and change port=26000 to port=3724
  4. Save the file and then launch the client and try connect.

OS X

  1. It will be necessary to open your prefs.ini file. You can find the file in the following location.
  2. Exit the game and go to the following folder in Finder:
    • /Users/username/Library/Application Support/Eve Online/p_drive/Local Settings/Application Data/CCP/EVE.
  3. In there, there are subfolders named settings and cache, open the settings folder.
  4. Edit thr PREFS.INI file and change port=26000 to port=3724
  5. Save the file and then launch the client and try connect.
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