How do I forward ports in my router?

Well Known Ports

  1. Log into the Router by entering its IP address into a browser. The default IP address is http://192.168.1.1. At the login, enter your username (admin) and password (admin).
  2. Click on “Cancel” if the Setup Wizard comes up.
  3. Click on “Access” on the left hand side.
  4. Click on “Virtual Server”.
  5. Highlight the Service under the Name section.
  6. Click Enable.
  7. Type the IP address of computer that you want the port forwarded to in the LAN Server section.
  8. Click “Update”.

Custom Ports

  1. Log into the Router by entering its IP address into a browser. The default IP address is http://192.168.1.1. The default username is admin with a password of admin.
  2. Click on “Cancel” if the Setup Wizard comes up.
  3. Click on “Access” on the left hand side.
  4. Click on “Virtual Server”.
  5. Click Enable.
  6. Enter a name for the application.
  7. Choose the protocol (e.g. TCP, UDP or * (TCP and UDP)).
  8. Enter in the ports. Public and Private Port should be the same.
  9. Click “Add”.
FAQ ID: 1468
Created: 1/22/2008
Modified: 1/22/2008
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