FAQ: Adding Roon as a Firewall Exception

FAQ: Adding Roon as a Firewall Exception

Generally, Roon should be able to see and connect to compatible remotes and devices without outside input, but there are cases when this is prevented by the the OS firewall or an installed Antivirus. To determine if this is the case, you can:

  • Turn off firewall (on Core and remote as well, if applicable)

  • Restart Core (and device)

  • Attempt connection

If the devices are not visible or don't connect, please turn your Firewall back on and contact Roon for more troubleshooting steps.However, if the devices are visible and connect without the Firewall, go ahead and turn it back on then add exceptions as detailed below:

Core OS

Roon Software

Exceptions

Windows


Roon software

roon.exe 

raatserver.exe

roonbridge.exe

Roon server (headless)


roonserver.exe

raatserver.exe

roonbridge.exe

Mac

Roon software

roon.app

raatserver.app

roonbridge.app

Roon server (headless)

roonserver.app

raatserver.app

roonbridge.app

Linux


Roon Server

roonserver.bin

raatserver.bin

roonbridge.bin


If you're still running into problems, get in touch with our support team here for assistance.

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