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 forwarding 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/.
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