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  • Port Forwarding on Linksys Router

    How do I setup Port Forwarding (open up ports) on my Linksys Router?

    Open your web browser and go to http://192.168.1.1.
    When prompted for a User Name and Password, leave the user name blank and type in the password of admin. Click the OK button.
    Click on the Applications & Gaming tab and ensure Port Range Forward is selected. Fill in the information using the following guidelines:

    Application: Type in the name of what program you are using.
    Start/End: Type in the ports you are needing forwarded. The RED example uses one specific port, whereas the GREEN example uses a port range.
    Protocol: Select TCP, UDP, or Both.
    IP address: Type in the IP address of the computer on your network that will be receiving the port traffic.
    Enable: Enables or disables this port forwarding rule.
    When you are finished, click Save Settings.
    Port forwarding should now be enabled and set up on your Linksys router.

    DISCLAIMER: Windstream does not provide any over-the-phone support for port fowarding on the Linksys router.; If you have any further questions about port forwarding on your Linksys router, please contact Linksys technical support at 1-800-326-7114, or go to their support forum database at http://forums.linksys.com/.