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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Problems with opening ports and running listen servers in Red Orchestra (Router keeps restarting)

I'm no stranger to having to open ports, doing it a couple of times on a couple of different routers, and have done it on this router a few times. I'd opened up ports to play Terraria through TShock, ...
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Canyouseeme.org Says I have a different ip address (PortForwarding) Motorola

I recently tried to start up a Runescape private server. However, when I go and port forward everything works out, but then if I see if it's open it's not and I have a different IP address displayed ...
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Allowing a friend to connect over the internet to a Minecraft server I've hosted?

I have set up a Minecraft server and have built lots of things, now I want my friend to play on it too. I'm hosting it on my home computer and don't want to have to set up a new server elsewhere so ...
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Opening port 8080 on Windows firewall

I am not sure if I am just missing a trick here and it will be something rather simple, or if I am trying to do something that just isn't going to work.. Anyway, I have an asp.net site and I am using ...
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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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Port forwarding

I am trying to forward a port for making a server on teeworlds game. i use simple port forwarding program using this tutorial but failed : Then i tried to do it from my router configuration using ...
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Reverse SSH tunnel - Fails on Certain Ports

I'm trying to forward very specific ports using a reverse SSH tunnel. MachineA is the target machine (the one the command is being run from) and MachineB is the tunnel (the one SSH is connecting to ...
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Netgear router refuses to port forward

I have a Netgear router which refuses to port forward. I have clicked on Add Service, added the details and tested it, but it doesn't work! Screenshot of my config: it is properly configured!
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Port forwarding with IPTABLES and VBox

I have a small problem with getting a proper configuration of iptables under Ubuntu. But before, let me describe the network configuration: I am using xDSL line terminated with modem+router+DHCP ...
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Mac spoofing for virtual machine to trick my university's IT system

I need help in setting up Oracle's VirtualBox port forwarding and/or mac spoofing. I feel it's important to add that my knowledge is very limited in this field and that my question could even be ...
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Connection reset when trying to tunnel http/socks by multi-hop ssh

Involved machines: (client)A -- B -- C(exit) A/B is cygwin ssh/sshd, C is linux What I want: A's http(s) and socks traffic be tunneled through B,C. Destination is any IP, so -L alone doesn't ...
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External clients can't connect to my server - “No route to host” [closed]

Before I bought my router, every external could connect to my servers. Now not. I forwarded required ports, but it didn't help. Clients see "No route to host" (canyouseeme shows same). My router is ...
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How to connect (via DD-WRT) to a device known by its MAC address?

This question might seem odd at first, because the answer may look trivial: "Either assign a static IP address to it or just DHCP it." Well... this challenge turns out to be not so simple: The ...
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What exactly is a trigger port and how do I figure out which one it is?

I have this router now since a few weeks and I need port forwarding for certain games and/or gaming services such as Steam. Now normally configuring this is a non-issue for me, but what boggles my ...
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VNC over SSH tunnel between Ubuntu Desktops 12.04 ¿All three 22, 5900 and 6000 ports open?

Ok, finally I got VNC over SSH tunnel working on LAN, but the objective is to use it on Internet, so I'm a little worried about the open ports the server has. Scanning the ports, I can see these ports ...
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set up (VirtualBox + CentOS) with (nginx + PHP + MySql) on MacOS

I'm trying to set up (Virtual Box + CentOS) with (nginx + PHP + MySql) on MacOS, the future I can coding on MacOS then throw file to the share folder with (Virtual Box + CentOS) and execute on ...
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Port Forwarding for Remote Desktop

I have two Mac notebooks at home, I have assigned them static private IPs. I have also set my router to a DynDNS address, which updates everytime my router gets a new public IP. I have enabled Screen ...
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How to forward a port to a DHCP client?

The following approach works for me. Say my local ip address is 192.168.1.136, I am able to open the port 63102 using the method illustrated in the following image. My issue is, if I configure my ...
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Ssh-ing from one virtualbox instance to another

I have two virtual machines running in Virtualbox. I have Minix running in one, Linux Mint in the other (and windows on the host machine). I need to ssh from Linux Mint to Minix (so I want to open a ...
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Cannot port through CISCO router

I am running Windows Vista, and using RealVNC viewer to try and ssh tunnel into a server. Furthermore, I am running the VNCviewer on my laptop (which I normally do not bring to work). I keep getting ...
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How to locally (within LAN) and publicly (over internet) access an IP camera using only one IP?

Is this possible? If so, how to set it up? Currently, I access my IP camera via 192.168.1.2:8888 when at home, and some_public_ip:8888 (portforwarded) when out. It's really a hassle having to switch ...
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How to forward ports through ssh and nat to another machine

I have a problem when using ssh port forwarding and nat simoultaneously. Situation: Machine A runs a webserver on port 8080 Machine B is a raspberry pi which works like a little router. It has two ...
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Manage (View & Update) Internal IP address of IIS

How do I figure out the the internal IP address of IIS on the individual PCs? I have two PCs with IIS (vv 7.5 and 8) on them - I need to configure port forwarding on the router, such that external ...
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Port forwarding on a slave router

I'm having a little struggle with the situation below. First I'll explain the basic setup which used to work: Wireless 4-port LAN router from the internet company Static IP for an IP Camera NAT port ...
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How to do port forwarding in D-link Glb802c?

I have some questions about port forwarding on my D-Link Router GLB-802C. For example: My local machine's IP is 117.1.1.81 My router's IP is 117.1.1.1 My Public (Web) IP is 117.16.1.1 My ...
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DNS Server is a strange Alpha-numeric jumble

So I've been trying to port-forward my IP with 25565, but my router is seriously strange. From 3 sites and 2 programs, I have gathered that this information is vital: IPv4: 25.0.187.9 Default ...
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esxi change MKS port

I need to connect to my home esxi box over the web however I cannot use the default port 902 for the console viewer due to firewall restrictions. Is there a way to change this port somewhere even if ...
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Ports open for SSH

My home server is accessible via SSH, therefore I've opened port 22. If I wish to access my server from anywhere else in the world via SSH, do all the routers my laptop connects to also need port 22 ...
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upnp and port forwarding, how it works

I know that some programs like utorrent use upnp to add port forwarding automatically, how ever port forwarding does not appear in routers setting? I'm wondering how router pass traffic in/out without ...
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Wifi Router Not Working While Windows Firewall Is On

I buy a Wifi Router and setup. All is running good, but just 3 issues: Issue No 1. On my pc (Local server) I edit host file like below: 127.0.0.1 example.com so, on my browser, if I enter ...
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Port forwarding doesn't seem to work

I am trying to open a port for BitTorrent. I've already set it at the router, but I still get closed port when I try to check over here: http://www.yougetsignal.com/tools/open-ports/ This is how I ...
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(Not all) port forwardings working correctly

I have two port forwardings configured on my internet router router-external-ip=85.93.c.d:22 --> internal-host:22 router-external-ip=85.93.c.d:8010 --> internal-host:22 (Having only the last one ...
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How to establish Peer to Peer communication without port forwarding?

My ISP provides me a local static IP address. How can I establish a connection with another computer in the internet without having a public IP address? I just want to make a simple application which ...
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what is DMZ in Router, how to make an private ip act like public ip

i have a d-link and i'm behind a NAT router by my ISP i knew that because i receive in my router wan IP a private IP, i forwarded port for my computer ip but it still closed so what is the solution ...
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Why can't I access MySQL server with port forward rule in router?

This is my setup (the relevant parts, anyway): I have port forwarding rules in place (in the Linksys) for all the relevant ports and I've restarted that router multiple times, each time hoping that ...
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Netgear UTM9s causes network drop off when port forwarding

Our company just installed a Netgear UTM9S and I've been trying to get our server visible to the outside world. I've gone into firewall settings and set up a new rule that states all incoming HTTP ...
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What ephemeral ports do Steam & Valve games use?

I need to know exactly which ports are ephemeral so that I can create QoS rules. This page doesn't state which are ephemeral. I know that some of those ports such as 28960 are static ephemeral ports. ...
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What is blocking my ports?

How do I find out what is blocking my ports? I am on Windows 7 x64 and trying to run Minecraft on port 25565, which worked yesterday, but not today. I have not installed any new software. I have ...
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How to configre router and server for FTPES access?

I'm trying to access my ZyXEL Media Server from an external network. FTP connection works fine, but I cannot establish a working FTPES connection. Active mode won't work, and the client tries to fall ...
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TP-Link TD-W8951ND port forwarding not working?

I've configured not less than 20 routers but this one is driving me crazy. I purchased a TP-Link TD-W8951ND modem-router and now I'm trying to configure my VoIP device to make/get calls. This works ...
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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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How to combine ssh agent forwarding and tunneling?

I'm trying to Vagrant-ify a project in order to simplify dependency setup for my users. One of the dependencies is an SSH tunnel, from port A on host B to port C, using ssh's -L option. I can ...
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How do I ssh tunnel port forward?

I'm on a Mac and I want to connect to an EC2 instance, then have that EC2 instance connect to a remote server over port 22. So as far as I understand it, I would do something like: sudo ssh -l ...
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Are there good alternative HTTP ports rather than port 80?

I have been looking for some documentation on alternatives to port forwarding to port 80. I have a dedicated Linux machine on a home router, and apparently utilizing port 80 is not an option. Are ...
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Linux TFTP server external access through router

I am using Ubuntu as the host machine for my embedded Linux board with the tftp-hpa service. I can boot just fine using the u-boot bootloader while passing the local ( 192.168.1.10 ) ip address of the ...
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Is it possible to host a website with Apache HTTP through a ZyXEL EQ-660R modem and a Netgear WGT624v3 wireless router?

Essentially, I have a spare desktop computer I'd like to turn into a web server, but my modem and wireless router are very difficult to work with. I installed Apache HTTP and successfully hosted a ...
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Port forwarding broken after Windows Update

I'm not exactly sure what truly caused it but it definitely happened after I restarted my machine after applying updates to it. I used to be able to remote desktop connect to my computer by using my ...
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How to configure cable modem router to allow port forwarding to other connected router?

I recently got a new cable model that also acts as a router. I am not super thrilled about it, but this is what my provider gave me. My previous setup was using just a cable modem and my current WiFi ...
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Port Forwarding to a VMware Workstation Virtual Machine

I am running VMware Workstation 8 (build 471480). I want to setup a small content server, mainly for images and such for my website, on my desktop in a virtual server (just for the heck of it)... I ...
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NAT Port Forwarding in VirtualBox

I have enabled two adapters in my VirtualBox (running Ubuntu 12.10 Server Edition), with types as: Host-only and NAT. My main motive is to be able to connect two VMs running on two different hosts ...