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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Use Port Forwarding on Airport Extreme

Is there any way to use port forwarding on an Airport Extreme? I don't know the exact model but I know for a fact that it is the newest kind.
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Port Forward using Ubuntu ICS

So I have my laptop receiving a wifi signal, and its sharing the connection through its ethernet port. The ethernet port is connected to a switch, and my clients (multiple computers/xbox 360/ps2) ...
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Add new port forwarding entry (TCP) on iMac

I'm on an iMac, Leopard OSX, and I need to add a new port forwarding entry (TCP protocol) in the iMac itself, since I have no router/modem connected to the iMac, I have Fiber, a network cable from the ...
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VNC on port 80 (TeamViewer can do it)

How does it come that programs like TeamViewer can communicate without any problem on port 80, but it is not possible with VNC? Are there any free and open alternatives to VNC that can do this, too?
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Remote desktop connection over internet without port forwarding?

let's say that we have this situation. I want to remote desktop connection to my friend over the internet, but I don't have premission for port forwarding on the router, and my friend also can't ...
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port forwarding on mac with belkin router?

I'm trying to set up port forwarding on my mac so I can do iOS game center programming. I have a Belkin router. Apple's instructions are here. But after several hours of using Apple's instructions ...
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Accessing files remotely

I want to access some files on my friends PC remotely He has an ADSL and a static IP (and he's behind a router). I have an ADSL and changing IP (and I'm behind a router). He's using Http File Server ...
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Public IP address answered by router, not internal web server with Port Forwarding

I have a WGT634U wireless router on my home network with a webserver at address 192.168.1.200. I have set up port forwarding so that calls to http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx (my public IP address) are ...
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Virtual server settings on my Belkin router refuse to save?

I need to set up port forwarding on my router. I'm doing this so I can host a small multiplayer Minecraft server, but I'll still need to be able to do this for a variety of other applications in the ...
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How do I traverse multiple NATs?

If I have the setup given below, how do I access the devices (via SSH, http server, etc) on my home network from outside? (please assume that the devices that I want to access are Linux based) Here's ...
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Port forwarding my router

I am trying run a web server on my static IP address but when I open my IP address its opening my DSL router how can I assign that IP to my computer any ideas?
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Can DHCP and NAT co-exist?

I am using a U.S.Robotics 9108 to share ADSL Internet access via both LAN ports and WiFi. Is there a way to allow each Windows 7 PC connected to it to handle its own port forwarding needs, rather ...
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can't connect to dynamic IP home server

I have a dynamic IP that enters my home through a router, to which I'm connected via wireless. I've created an account on dyndns.chom (badescuga.dyndns.org). I've configured my router to use my ...
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2701hg-b outbound port forwarding

So I forwarded port 22 on my 2701hg-b ADSL modem to one of my machines and set a hostname for the public IP. From the outside, I can SSH access using either public IP or host name without any problems....
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Port not getting forwarded correctly even though a DynDNS hostname is created

Dynamic IP-address is not able to be forwarded correctly Hi guys I've recently discovered an odd problem. When I'm at my own house (with a static IP) my Team Fortress 2-dedicated server is working ...
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How to ssh into home LAN behind ISP NAT (no public IP address)?

My property management company provides free internet access. All the apartments in many buildings are behind some common NAT, so none of us have our own public IP addresses. Thus, services like ...
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redirect port to another machine

My poblem: At work I have a proxy with some closed ports. I need to connect to an Oracle DB on some DB_IP at port 1521. DB_IP is a public IP. What I Have: At home, I have a Linux machine and a ...
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How to automatically forward a port from the router to a Mac ? (UPNP)

I'm looking for some no-brainer commandline tool or script that can be used to forward a given port from the LAN's router (which supports UPNP) to the local machine. E.g. upnpforward 9000 would ...
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How to use local network machine as web host

I use a wireless router to connect to a modem which connects the wall socket for DSL connection. I have several machines behind the router. The ISP provides me a static public IP. Now when I use the ...
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VirtualBox NAT Port forwaring fails on port 80

Solved! Hooray! This problem has been solved by the author... In general, port forwarding works for me. Currently I want to add a port, 80 to 8080, host to client, but i just cannot use port ...
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How to forward port when using 3 routers?

I've been struggling with my home network since I moved in but finally got to some results. Here's current set-up: INTERNET -> THOMSON 585V.7 (modem/Wi-Fi router) -> wireless bridge -> LINKSYS ...
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access remote mysql server through socks proxy server

Scenario: A - Local Unix machine B - socks proxy server port 1080 C - remote mysql server port 3306 I want to connect to the remote mysql server(C) from local unix machine(A) using sock proxy(B). ...
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Windows 7: how to redirect dhcp traffic to alternative port

I was hoping someone could help me find a way to force DHCP traffic to use an alternative port on Win7. I need windows to send and listen for dhcp traffic on a port other than 67/68. I have tried to ...
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Intranet, no Internet after switch to static IP on OS X

I have a Linksys WRT54GS and have two machines on my network connecting wirelessly. DHCP is enabled, and is granting IP addresses in the .100-120 range. The one machine is a laptop running Ubuntu 10....
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AT&T DSL 2701HG-B Modem, port forwarding to RealVNC

Our old cable modem could easily be set up to forward an "incoming port request" to the RealVNC software. Allowing us to log into our home computer from any location. We don't see any such ...
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Allowing port-forwarding on a Belkin wireless router

Not sure on the exact model, but I have a Belkin wireless G router. I would like to be able to ssh (amongst other activities) to my home machines from outside my home network. I have DNS entries ...
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Forward non-local connections from router

I am using a SMC router/modem. I have a server running on my computer accepting connections at port 8000 I set up a Customer Defined Service Table for an HTTP service to accept connections at port ...
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Port forwarding

I want to set up a svn server on my computer, so it's available from anywhere. I think I set up the repository correctly, using CollabSVN. If I go to Repo-Browser with TortoiseSVN and point it to svn:...
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Hosting games via UMTS surf stick

I've recently bought a UMTS surf stick from German ISP and cell phone carrier 1&1. I'd like to host games (Settlers) that require a direct connection to other players via TCP/IP. I understand ...
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Problems exposing a web site from behind a router

I have a D-Link DSL-2650U ADSL router for my home network. I also have my own domain server registered at dyndns.org, and I have successfully configured my router to keep [mydomain].dyndns.org ...
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Browser http port-forwarding

When using a browser like Firefox I need that any url of the domain example.com to have appended the port :8008. Not only when I type it at address bar but any where it is referenced within the served ...
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Mass Port Forwarding?

Hi I had trouble but I finally port forwarded 21-23 and thus got SSH working on my Ubuntu machine. If I want to do other things with it such as FTP, should I just port forward 1-10000 so I don't have ...
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Remote desktop from internet to windows 7 box via linksys router

I have a linksys wrt54g router and a windows 7 box at home I'd like to be able to remote desktop into from work. Would it be possible for someone to point me in the right direction on what I need to ...
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Router behind Router--second router (and its clients) cannot be “seen” even after both routers are DMZ'd/Port forwarded

Couple of terminology I guess I should get out of the way for consistency's sake throughout the post: External Router/Modem - SMC 8014WG - External IP 173.32.144.134 - Internal IP 192.168.0.1 ...
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How to setting up iptables for traffic fowarding on port 80 from specific sources

Im running a web server on port80, but i want traffic coming from ip 212.333.111.222 on port 80 to be fowarded to port 9020 on the same server that my web server is rinning at that is my sshd port
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D-LINK 2450U DSL router: Port forwarding forwading to the modem itself, not the specified IP

I found a similar question but it has no satisfactory answers. I have a D-LINK 2540U DSL router. It has a basic port forwarding(under DNS -> Virtual Servers) configuration in the administration panel ...
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OpenVPN/Tunnelblick through wireless router, no connection

I'm using OpenVPN with Tunneblick on my Macbook Pro to access a server on my job. I't works fine, but i can't get it working with my Netgear WGT624v3 wireless router. I get this warning: WARNING: ...
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How does Azureus get my firewall to open a port (Debian Linux)?

I downloaded Azureus (a bittorrent client) for Debian Linux, and I notice that Azureus got my firewall (a Verizon wireless base station) to open a TCP and UDP port forwarding for it, without my having ...
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Port forwarding on D-Link DIR-615 super-slow, useless

I have replaced my old router with DIR-615 from D-Link, and now the port forwarding is so slow it makes the router practically useless for requests coming from outside of my network. Accessing the ...
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Automatically allowing SSH into a Mac behind a UPNP router?

I have a MacBook connecting to the Internet from behind various routers from time to time. All of the routers support UPNP. I need to allow a co-worker to SSH into the machine, without configuring ...
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Port forwarding + shared connection with Ubuntu

Because my wireless router's ethernet ports are defective, I set up a shared wireless connection from my laptop (which has wifi) to my eMac (which does not) via a crossover ethernet cable. The laptop ...
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Windows Firewall: How to allow traffic on a specific port (eg. 8080)?

I am trying to configure team Foundation Server so that: It is accessible from within my Home Network, and The Web site is accessible via the Internet I have a problem with point 1: When I ...
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Port Forwarding: Why do my local sites on 80 work but not those on 8080?

I setup my router to forward port 80 to the PC hosting my web site. As a result, I am able to access this url (Don't bother clicking on it, it's just an example): http://my.url.com/ When i click on ...
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Port-Forwarding in Virtual Box

I have Virtual Box setup with the following commands: vboxmanage setextradata myVm "VBoxInternal/Devices/pcnet/0/LUN#0/Config/transfer/HostPort" 50000 vboxmanage setextradata myVm `"VBoxInternal/...
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Port Forwarding to put my web server on The Internet

I went to http://canyouseeme.org/ to check to see what my external IP address. Regardless of what port I enter, it tells me that the port is blocked. I have a LinkSys router that basically has the ...
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Port forwarding to asp.net development server

I have configured my router so that I can access my local host from internet. But I can't manage to port forward it to asp.net development server. In the router's port forwarding I did the same ...
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Airport Express configuration

We are trying to set up remote access to a computer that houses a server fro a particular program we are running. The program says we need to configure the office router. In the firewall settings it ...
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How to access my local host server from internet

How to access my local host server from internet have installed WAMP server on my Windows XP, And i had created a index.php file in my root folder, and i assigned a virtual name to my localhost. eg: ...
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Unable to outside access service from inside LAN

I have a weird port forwarding problem. I tried to open my port 22 to the outside network. I was able to access it as long as I am not inside the LAN. I can access it from my office for example. But ...
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Port forwarding to a computer with two NICs

I have a laptop which occasionally uses Ethernet and most of the time WiFi. Now I want to forward a port in the router so that it always points to my current IP. I'm likely to get different IPs from ...