Port forwarding is the act of using redirecting one port to another, commonly used to access a computer from behind a firewall with NAT.

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Port 8731 works internally, not externally. Win 7 + XAMPP

I have a web service which needs to run on port 8731. I'm running Windows 7 x64 with XAMPP. For privacy sake, let's assume my public facing IP, seen on whatismyip.com, is 123.456.78.90: ...
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Forward Ports to a computer on the guest network (AirPort Extreme)

Is it possible to forward ports (ex: 80, 443, 21, 22, 23, 25, 110, 143, 3389, ...) to a computer on the Guest network a of AirPort Extreme ?? I have the both network enabled and I want my child to ...
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Is it possible to use SSH port forwarding with FTP?

I tried using SSH port forwarding with FTP but it didn't work even though I used FTP connections. It seems that the FTP server gives you another port number to use, so you must be able to connect to ...
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Get Windows localhost (port 80) to forward to port 8080 for Apache service

Recent Discovery With IIS set back to port 80, when I put in http://localhost/ on the WHS computer, it gives me the "There is a problem with this website's security certificate" warning page. If I ...
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wamp server access via Internet

I have my development server on localhost, currently using Wamp Server. I have setup port forwarding on my router (I used a similiar configuration for game servers and it works for them). I set ...
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How do I access a port once I forward it? [closed]

I think I have successfully forwarded my port for my Ubuntu server but now I am unsure how to access it.
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Basic ssh/portforwarding

I have probably the simplest ssh/portforwarding question imaginable. I've searched around here and elsewhere, but I haven't managed to get this working. I've used networks and ssh for years, but never ...
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RSA1 key file issues when sshing to localhost on a port other than 22?

I'm trying to set up an X11 tunnel on Mac OS X Lion with (in one terminal): ssh -L 2222:<remote machine>:22 <gateway server to remote machine> This bit works fine and I get logged on to ...
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Router port forwarding stopped working

First of all, I've read all the relevant questions here I could find... I use RealVNC to connect to my computer at home - everything worked without any problems, but today I couldn't connect from ...
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Port forwarding does not work always?

I opened port 25374, this is eMule TCP port, then I use canyouseeme.org to check if it is really opened. I got the weird problem : when eMule was running, canyouseeme.org saw my port. I got the ...
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Connecting two computers through hub after router reset

I have a router connected to a hub that connects two computers. I have some own-developed programs that connects via socket connection from one computer to the other. But after doing a factory reset ...
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Router shuts down when clicking on “port forwarding”

This is a new router, and I had it set up working fine. Connected to a hub that connects two other computers. I had set up port forwarding for one port where I want a program running on remote ...
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Differences between ssh -L to -D

I'm trying to understand the differences between ssh -L to -D. Is there anything else except for that -D is SOCKS only? Thanks!
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How to port-forward IPv6 in m0n0wall?

How do i port-forward IPv6 packets in m0n0wall? For example i want to forward traffic arriving on port 443 of my router to another IPv6 address: Interface: WAN Protocol: TCP External port range: ...
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Setup a vpn server with a static IP with NAT and port forwarding

I have a Debian VPS with an assigned static IP. I want to setup a virtual interface (with an ip like 192.168..) on my laptop (Ubuntu, dynamic IP) linked to the remote VPS, so that if I bind sockets to ...
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Need to open port 5000 on a linksys router to access heroku

I am trying to make this command work: telnet s1.runtime.heroku.com 5000 When I run it, I get the following error: Trying 107.20.246.116... telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: No route to ...
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Port Forwarding In 450TC1 MTNL Router

Does anyone have any idea how I can do port forwarding with my 450TC1 router and what are the proper steps to do it? I need to get my WAMP server online so that other people can access it via the ...
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Hosting dynamic DNS website on Virtual Box with single open port - safe?

I am looking to host a website on my own machine at home with something like dynamic DNS purely to demonstrate it to a some friends for a few days over my ADSL connection. On my LAN are a few precious ...
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Opening ports on a mac-mini, works locally, not on the LAN

I have my mac mini running a nodejs server on port 8000. On the mac, I can hit it at 127.0.0.1:8000/something. I get back a "hello world" type of response. On the same network, from a different ...
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Cannot access local server via home router — but works from outside [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: DD-WRT: How to allow port forwarding to apply to requests originating from inside the LAN? I have a webserver running on my private PC at home. This PC is running ...
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Port forwarding broken with installation of access point

I recently purchased an Asus RT-N12B1. It has an external hardware switch which allows the router to operate in different modes. I put in access point mode. Then I connected an ethernet cable from ...
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Connecting to my own network via external IP

Even though I have seen and read quite a few similar Q's I was still unable to understand what is required for me to be able to do this. I have an internal network. One of the machines is a web ...
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Iptables port redirecting. Rule doesn't work or show up in iptabels

I'm trying to redirect some incoming TCP traffic on port 443 to port 999 with iptables in an Ubuntu VM. I am using sudo iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp --destination-port 443 -j REDIRECT ...
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Changing the port that the administrative web interface on a Thomson 585n router listens to

I’ve just changed ISPs and now have a Thomson 585n router that came with the subscription. I’ve forwarded port 80 on the router to my web-server on the local network, but whenever I try to use the ...
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Problems with accessing Apache 2.2 server from outside the firewall

I've done everything this tutorial told me to set up an Apache 2.2 HTTP server, and then forwarded port 80 to the machine the server is on. However I'm not getting a response back when I try to ...
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What am i doing wrong with this port forwarding?

I have a program using port 1596 and i have a D-Link router and i opened port 1596 but it doesn't seem to have opened because i cant connect to it but it works locally. I put the public and private ...
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A server which uses 2 IPs and is needed to give service (under NAT)

I have an internal server, which uses a certain service. This service listens on a port, and speaks on a different port. The problem with the service is that it can't listen and speak on the same IP ...
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Which ports does the Sony Media Controller Android app use? [closed]

I recently got a new Sony Blu-ray player with built-in Wi-Fi. I downloaded the associated Sony Media Remote app for my Android, and got it to work correctly with the player. My only beef is that the ...
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Port Forwarding issue after Bridging

TWC Roadrunner has provided us with Motorola SBG6580 Router/modem I bought my own router Netgear WRN2000v2 running DD-WRT firmware.. i plan on using the netgear as my only router and dont wanna go ...
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What ports do you need, to run an SRCDS server?

SRCDS stands for Source Dedicated Server. I want to run an SRCDS on my Windows XP machine. I've forwarded the ports: 1200; 27000-28000 The server run script dinodday\cfg\server.cfg Server's log ...
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How to go around a modem's port forwarding incapabilities

This custom cable modem my ISP gave to me does not support forwarding an external port to a different internal port. (For example, I can't forward an incoming connection on port 80 to port 3389 on my ...
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Laptop loses wireless VNC connection [closed]

I'm using VNC server to connect through my wireless router to my laptop and PC. I set a static IP to the both machines and added two virtual services to the wireless router, which is a D-LINK. ...
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Can ddwrt change port number when forwarding?

I use RDP all the time at work to remote to my home pc. Trouble is that port 3389 is blocked by our company firewall so I tweaked the RDP service at home to listen on the telnet port (23). My old ...
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How multiple connections with a single port are maintained

After reading about packet and circuit-switching, I've learned that servers maintain multiple connections with a port by passing down an established client connection to a child process; and that all ...
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The physical aspect of networking ports

I stumbled across this article which, unlike any ambiguous article I've read, states that my "pencil-thin network cable (or wireless network adapter) at the back of your computer contains 65,536 ...
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Change PPTP control connection's TCP port number

I have some Windows 7 clients that connect via PPTP to a CentOS server, but I would like them to use a port other than 1723 for the control connection as that port is not available. Is there some way ...
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Forwarding ports to access a NAS behind a NAT

I have a Wifi router doing DHCP and NAT, connected to another router, which in turn is connected to the internet. The main router (LAN IP: 192.168.1.1) distributes addresses in the 192.168.1.* range, ...
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Can't open port on Buffalo WZR-HP-AG300H attached to a SpeedTouch modem

I have a Buffalo WZR-HP-AG300H router that is attached to a internet modem speedtouch. The speedtouch have a DMZ for the router, so is the router in charge of the ports. This is the info page: ...
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VM on ESXi host - How does one make externally accessible?

I have a home server running ESXi v5.0.0 with a VM guest OS (linux) up and running. I have apache 2.x installed and serving to my machine (i.e I can access the default apache page when going to ...
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How to ssh to my machine at home, when the IP address of router might change?

I often find I want a file on my home machine when I'm out and about, so I would like to set up ssh server on my home machine to be able to login securely over the internet. It's my understanding ...
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Setting Up No-IP to talk to my site

I'm doing my head in here, was hoping someone could help me. I'm trying to setup my web server at home. It has a static ip of 192.168.1.8. I've setup IIS on Windows 7 and am hosting my site on port ...
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Setting up multiple vnc connections with OS X and a Verizon router

I have 2 machines set up with static ips at 192.161.1.102 and 192.168.1.103. I can easily set up a single VNC port foreword via Verizon's infuriating interface by doing a generic VNC port forward. But ...
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Common Ports with Adium

I was wondering if there was a way to use common ports with Adium in order to bypass firewall settings? Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated.
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Connecting to own IP not working

I am able to connect to my machine using my external IP address from remote computers with no issue, but from my own computer I am unable to connect using my external IP. How can I configure my ...
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Why won't my router open these ports? [closed]

I have a web service that I'm going to need to open ports for. I've used my Verizon router to open the ports. The port-checker service I use checks for games, so I'm testing my ability to open ports ...
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uTorrent and PuTTY -> How to turn the connection into an active one?

There is an active, and passive mode when we talk about torrent. Passive, is when you can't connect to the peers actively. Active is when your ports are forwarder, and others can connect to you. ...
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How can I port forward in localhost

I want to forward the packets from a port to another port within the localhost How can I port forward from 127.0.0.1:3490 to 127.0.0.1:4490 ?
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Forwarding port 80 of Windows 7 to virtual Ubuntu Server

I'm running a virtual instance of Ubuntu Server using VirtualBox in Windows. To access the site hosted in it, I want to forward port 80 to Ubuntu, so that I can simply go to localhost to mess around ...
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Why is this iptables rule that does port forwarding not working?

I have a server bound to localhost:7060. It is using ipv6 socket instead of ipv4. Below is netstat outout. # netstat -an Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address State tcp ...
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Cant access localhost via public IP

Im having trouble enabling public access to my XAMMP setup. I've been looking at a few threads over at Tom's Hardware forums to resolve this issue but cant figure out we're im going wrong. Whenever I ...