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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How Do You Port Forward on a Motorola SBV5121 Router?

I've been searching for hours, and apparently this is an obscure model of router or something, because there are no guides on how to port forward this model of router. I can't even find the port ...
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Can I securely forward ports in Windows without SSH? [closed]

I have a server, hosted in Amazon AWS, that we want to use for processing files (think, multi-node rendering, the details don't matter). The way our particular software works is that we have to copy ...
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OpenVPN over SSh port forwarding : can't redirect all trafic through VPN

I'm trying to escape my university wifi network rules with my Macbook (OSX 10.10). The university allows us to use a server, say bastion.univ.com, to mount an ssh port forwarding. I've an OpenVPN ...
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remote desktop port forwarding

I'm trying to forward a port to access my computer outside of local network. I've set up remote desktop to listen on port 3391. When I try locally, I can connect. When I try from remote machines, ...
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Port forward not working for accessing Tomcat

I have an app running locally on Tomcat that I can access using : http://192.168.192.24:8080/findit/table.html However when I use : http://mypublic-ip-address:8080/findit/table.html I receive ...
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Accessing private IP address without port forwarding

I am new to networking. Pardon me if I make any mistakes. Is there a method to communicate with a private IP address under NAT? I don't want to use port forwarding by accessing the router.Is there ...
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Port forwarding for Teamspeak server

I am trying to forward ports 9987, 10011 and 30033 for my Teamspeak 3 server. My setup for the connections is as follows: Bayantel modem-router (Aztech 5001en) D-LINK DIR 300 (wireless router) ...
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Port 53281 (and now also 63356) forwarded on Asus router

I have a new Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Router. Under the System Log - Port Forwarding page, I see the following: Destination Proto. Port range Redirect to Local port ALL ...
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Windows Server 2003 and Apache running together

I have a windows server 2003 in my server..and the default port 80 is being served by IIS. Recently, I installed Bitnami Trac into that server, and now the trac is running on port 8080. (I gave this ...
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Port forwarding from one router to another

I have two routers. One router (a Comcast modem/router) is connected to the Internet. The second router is running TomatoUSB and is in bridge mode, connected to the first router via its WAN port. ...
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Does Windows use UPnP to open/forward ports by default?

I've heard a claim that says that Windows (or Windows firewall) uses UPnP to open/forward ports. I'm aware of the possibility of configuring routers which support this via UPnP (e.g this one), but I ...
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Port forwarding woes

I have two WD NAS drives on my network, one is a WD 3TB My Book Live used for media sharing and storage. The other is a 2TB WD My Cloud used for work. I need to be able to connect to both from remote ...
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autossh random monitoring port

I have multiple reverse ssh tunnels and I am trying to grab a free random port for monitoring. The forwards work fine and in most cases, when there is a disconnect, it will automatically reconnect. ...
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Why doesn't my router let me forward ports outside of 192.168.x.x range?

Simple task: I want to forward port 80 on my Linksys router to a server with an IP address on the network that is NOT in the range 192.168.x.x (or whatever the default range is for the router). ...
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Port remains blocked after opening

I have a TP-Link WR841ND Router. To test a server, I've had to open port 69. When the router is connected to my internet at home, and I do the router's routine of opening a port (I know how, have ...
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SSH port forwarding without session

I am trying to forward my port 8085 which is a live camera stream port for a mini http server, to a remote server. My command which I am using is as so: ssh -R $rport:dc-bb7925e7:$camport -p 25 ...
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How to create a WAN device on HG8245

Am trying to forward my DVR ports on Huawei HG8245 . While configuring Dyndns rouetr is asking for WAN Device creation . How can create a WAN DEvice ?
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Do I need port forwarding for connecting 2-players game over WAN

So I made a simple game where two players can connect to play together - one of them chooses the server option(and then the game starts listening for incoming TCP syncs), and the other enters the IP ...
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Sitecom 300N port forwarding access from lan

I have this modem-router: external IP: x.x.x.x (static) internal IP: 192.168.0.1 now, I have assigned x.x.x.x as www.mydomain.com, app.mydomain.com and svn.mydomain.com on public DNS. on the LAN ...
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Port Forwarding on Router using same internal port number on different IP addresses

The objective that I'm trying to achieve is to be able to connect to two computers that are behind the router using RDP. My logic is that I should be able to connect to the router externally on 2 ...
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Is forwarding to port 9 (discard) essentially the same as blocking a port?

My router (Linksys WRT1900ac) seems to leave port 4567 open, as discussed in this question. I'd like to block that port. Unfortunately I see no easy way in the Linksys admin console to simply drop ...
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If my DSL modem leaves a port open, how vulnerable is my router?

Port scans of my old Netgear router showed that port 4567 was open. I assumed my router was to blame. Now port scans of my new Linksys router show the same open port, which makes me think my DSL modem ...
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BitTorrent seeding despite UPnP and NAT-PMP being turned off

Using Deluge BitTorrent client and being behind two NATs (home router + ISP router), I've turned off both UPnP and NAT-PMP and let it seed one completed torrent, observing the behavior. To my ...
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Accessing mysql behind firewall with ssh port forwarding

I have an architecture which looks like this: | - DMZ - | ________ | ________ | _______ | CLIENT | | | SERVER | | | MYSQL | |________| | |________| | |_______| ...
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Accessing Servers without Port Forwarding

So I'm stuck in a conundrum. I can't buy a server, and I'm stuck with this ISP who refuses to give me a new router. They have given me a ZTE Router (ISP is Cincinnati Bell FiOptics (great speeds ...
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OpenVPN won't connect from remote location

I set up OpenVPN on a linux machine in my basement. I'm able to connect from my Windows 8.1 machine without an issue when I'm connected to the local network. In this instance, I set the config file ...
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Chrome ssh tunnel forwarding

I am first logging into an ssh server. Then I am trying to use Chrome for ssh tunnel forwarding. Is there a gui way of doing this? I can do this in Firefox's gui in like 10 seconds so I would thing ...
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Swisscom router, getting invalid port forwarding entries

So I have a swisscom router at home (not sure which model). Behind the router I got my homeserver which runs some services like teamspeak, ... I noticed inside the router settings page that there are ...
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Accessing forwarded VM ports from other computers on local network

I'm working on a Windows 8.1 machine, running Debian in VirtualBox. I have an Apache server on the Debian VM, with a web site on port 80. localhost:80 on the VM works for accessing the site. I have ...
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Disable/forward ping on router

I'm trying to ping my computer from an external device but it's is behind a router which answers the requests. The router is a TP-Link WR841N running OpenWRT 12.09. I'm guessing I'll have to use ...
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Apache server not accessible over Internet:

I am trying to access my web server (Debian, running Apache 2.2.22) from outside my LAN but the web browser says "This webpage is not available" when I type a.b.c.d:8080 in my URL bar (a.b.c.d is my ...
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How to access local IP with Public IP

I was accessing my router remotely with port 80 and my local server with port 8080 but I did mistake and configured my local server with port 80. Now I am unable to change local server port remotely ...
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Remote access over internet via third party application [closed]

I have a wireless IP camera (D-link DCS-932L) at home that I connect wirelessly to my WiFi router by storing my Wifi SSID and password into it. I can access the camera through my phone via a ...
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MOSH into bastion server, SSH into internal hosts

I have ssh configured to automatically forward through the bastion host: Host bastion_host HostName bastion.example.com Host internal_host ProxyCommand ssh -q bastion_host nc -q0 ...
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Can only connect to uTorrent WebUI when on local network

My port forwarding is all set up, I can connect to WebUI hosted from my laptop with my phone but only with my LAN IP when I'm on the same network. When I try to use the public one (WAN), I can't get ...
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Effect of router being bridged

I have a Comcast modem with an embedded WiFi router. I didn't wish to use their WiFi router, and had them "bridge" the device. Downstream, I have a Netgear router, and I am using port forwarding to ...
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How to relay broadcast traffic using ncat?

I have 2 servers, 192.168.1.1 and 192.168.2.1. I want to relay any broadcast traffic (192.168.2.255) through 192.168.2.1 to 192.168.1.1. Here's what I'm doing to relay port 137 traffic, and it seems ...
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Point an internal IP address to an external URL

Is it possible to set a router up so a machine in the LAN can access an Internet URL using an internal IP address? I have a cheap DVR box that can save recorded videos to a FTP server, but only ...
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Port forwarding on Linux

I am trying to get a port forwarded on my Linux machine, and I think I do everything right, but it doesn't work. The iptables-save command on the server looks like this: [root@wcs ~]# iptables-save ...
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DD-WRT goes to Web GUI on port 80

I just upgraded my router to DD-WRT v24-sp2 (05/12/14), and I’m trying to configure port forwarding. I opened port 80 to go to a server, but whenever I connect from the outside world, I get timed out. ...
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Forward port 8888

I am on Linux ubuntu 12.04. I have internet connection on this system using WIFI. I was wondering if it is possible to share my laptop port 8888 over wifi, so other devices on the same wifi ...
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Can someone set me straight on SSH into my personal computer?

I have opened port 22 on my router (using the Belkin GUI) and it forwards to the ip of my computer (the one that is 192.xxx..x.x) and I have sshd listening on port 22. I can ssh in from within my ...
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Port forwarding Actiontec GT784WN with CenturyLink static IP

We have a static IP through CenturyLink and are connecting to the internet just fine with our Actiontec GT784WN. We have installed a device that needs port forwarding. I've gone to the Advanced Setup ...
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WAN address/port port-forwarded to internal server IP which translates address and port to destination device

Okay, I am not sure how to explain this but.. I want to be able to connect to multiple devices using their pre-configured port mappings for different resources on each device. e.g. connecting to ...
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DVR port forwarding won't work

I have a DVR device and I like to watch the cameras from outside of my house, I tried to use port forwarding to do that but although I forwarded the ports I couldn't watch the cameras. In my DVR's ...
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ssh port-forwarding and remote bind failure: ExitOnForwardFailure not working?

I have two FreeBSD 9 hosts and I want to maintain a tunnel to reach firewalled host R from a high port on cloud host C. ssh -y -i tunnel_id_rsa -o ConnectTimeout=60 -o ServerAliveInterval=20 -o ...
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VirtualBox NAT port forwarding configuration (<1024)

I'd like to forward requests from 127.0.0.1:80 to a guest OS in VirtualBox VM (CentOS 7) - 10.0.2.15:8080. Is that possible? If I forward 127.0.0.1:9090 everything works fine, but as soon as I ...
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Mac port issue with Nginx and Tomcat

Configured Nginx to interact with Tomcat on port 9090 on mac. This configuration works when querying on localhost. Fails to work when connecting from outside, until firewall is disabled. I have ...
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Restrict access to port forwarding in ssh

Is there a way to restrict access a local port I opened so that only one IP or a range of IPs could access? Example: ssh IP -L 0.0.0.0:25:DESTINATION:25 I opened my local port 25 to another place, ...
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iptables and router port forwarding

I need to access my home computer remotely using ssh. I have port forwarding set up on my router to send me to the appropriate computer on the local network. I have it working but viewing my home ...