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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Unable to connect my filezilla ftp server, returns error 421 Login Incorrect

I have a internet connection with live ip. I have forwarded routers port 21 to my local server, where I have installed FileZilla FTP server. It works fine in local environment, but when I try to ...
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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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Samsung SM-V101F 4G port forward

I bought Samsung SM-V101F 4G hotspot router, and I tried to download torrents using uTorrent, and I was shocked of the slow speed (max 120 Kbps), I think the issue is because of port forwarding which ...
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Port Forwarding on DD-WRT-flashed router

As with many other cases, port forwarding is not working properly on my TP-Link WR1043ND router (dd-wrt build 21061), but the issues I am having I have failed to see described somewhere else. I can ...
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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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where is my port being blocked?

I'm trying to setup this software that allows me to use my laptop camera as surveillance and remotely access it via a website. I need to open a port that I can use to access the camera via a web ...
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Why is Port Forwarding HTTP from a Public IP Failing on Windows 8.1 Update (IIS 8.5)?

I have three Windows hosts on the same private LAN, each hosting an IIS default website. One host is running Windows 7 Pro, while the other two are running Windows 8.1 Update Version 6.3 (Build ...
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Public IP address port forwarding goes to my router's homepage and not my laptop’s server

I am trying to turn my laptop into an internal server to be accessed from anyone on the Internet. But whenever someone types my public IP address into their URL bar it sends them to my router’s config ...
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How can I correctly do port forwarding on two routers; a Wimax CPE and a D-Link DIR 803?

The first router is a Wimax CPE from BSNL. It is connected to the BSNL towers which enables me to have an Internet connection at my home. The CPE has a LAN port and no other port. But since it does ...
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access wamp server globally from internet?

I configured my wamp server to access LAN from giving the IP address eg:192.168.1.3 of PC.So its working so far. But I wanna access my localhost from the internet. When I tried to do that(Using Global ...
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port forwarding and hiding your IP [duplicate]

can i hide my public iP address by using the port forwarding ?
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How to enable remote access for Synology DSM 4.3 device through Linksys EA6900

I asked this question on the synology forum, and no offense, but I'm not sure that I trust the answers so am posting here. I have a Synology DiskStation DS413j running DSM 4.3. I also have a Linksys ...
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VirtualBox Port Forward not working when Guest IP *IS* specified (while doc says opposite)

Trying to port forward from host (Mac OS X) 127.0.0.1:8282 -> guest (CentOS)'s 10.10.10.10:8080. Existing port forwards include 127.0.0.1:8181 and 9191 to guest without any IP specified (so whatever ...
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Port forwarding failure on a Zyxel VMG8324-B10A

I’m trying to port forward a TeamSpeak 3 server, I’ve done this several times before with success. But now I have a new router and it doesn't seem like it wants to play nice. I confirmed that the ...
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Port forwarding between two different networks [closed]

I have three Linux computers - A, B, and C. I have a TCP server that runs on C. B and C share same network and B and A share the same network. I want to send commands (and receive results) from A to ...
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Set up port forwarding on Ubuntu with ufw

I want to route HTTP traffic from port 80 to port 8080. I added the following rule to /etc/ufw/before.rules -A PREROUTING -p tcp --dport 80 -j REDIRECT --to-port 8080 But it works only if direct ...
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Port forward anomaly

I own two TS3 servers on my dedicated server, each one on its own virtual pc. I have port forwarded it so (9987 - TS3 default port) it the first one and (9988) is the second one. The problem is that ...
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Why my Port Forwarding rule is not working?

I'm a total noob about TCP/IP, and try to set a port forwarding rule. What I'm trying to do is this: I have multiple computers connected to my router (zyxel p-660hw-t1 v2), one of them is working ...
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IIS URL-rewrite doesn't work

I have an IIS setup with redirect rules that work perfectly fine on my Windows machine. However - I'm starting to use Mac - so I installed a VirtualBox VM with windows on it and used the exact same ...
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Setting up port forwarding on secondary router with restricted config access to primary router

I can connect to Router 1 over wifi which is connected to the internet. I do not have access to Router 1's config settings to change any DNS, port forwarding, etc. What I was hoping to do is connect ...
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Port-forwarding in router ZTE ZXHN F660: hidden settings

In my company, we have a ZTE ZXHN F660 router, and we need to do a port-forwarding to access a DB allocated in one of our machines through public IP. We have login into router admin page (visit ...
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No idea what is listening on port 80 in OS X

I'm on OSX Mountain Lion 10.8.3, and I've freshly rebooted my Mac. I want to start a service (like Apache on port 80), but there is already something going on with port 80: telnet localhost 80 ...
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ESXI Server Port forwarding

I brought a new server with one static IP. So My problem is - I don't have extra static IP service providers charging me very high amounts. So, Inside ESXi I'm running one Ubuntu server so is it ...
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ssh port forward does not work in aws ec2

I used port following in linux to help check out git clone during vagrant up. During the setup, git can contact the github and clone via port forwarding. However after the provision, if I connect ...
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If a port behind NAT sends a packet to a malicious host, can that host send packets to any open port, or only the port that sent the packet?

For example, a computer behind a NAT router uses Skype. Skype uses port 4000 to send packets to a server to establish indirect connections with other Skype clients. Since Skype had sent a packet to ...
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Forward HTTP traffic to a server behind gateway

I have a server behind gateway, which means it’s only pingable internally. Now I want to forward traffic from a outside server to this internal server. I want to use socat like: socat ...
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configure CM820 router for port forwarding

I was told that I have to configure my Arris CM820 port forwarding to allow me to access my home security camera remotely. However, after I logged into my CM820, there was no where I could do this. ...
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Forwarding a TeamSpeak instance

I’m trying to setup up a TeamSpeak3 server on my home network "net1.mydomain". It uses an IPv4 subnet of 10.0.0.0/8 in LAN; internet access using IPv4 is possible via CGN. This renders ...
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Does Wake-on-LAN via WAN needs port forwarding?

If yes, how does it work? The pc still has no ip, so where should I forward the port?
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Can't access my IP camera over the internet

I have an EasyN F3 (F3-M166) IP camera. It works fine on local IP address, but I can't access it over internet. This is what I have done step by step: I configured the local IP (camera_ip) and port ...
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Port forwarding: how many routers between me and the internet?

I wish to ssh to a machine on my home network, so I intend to set up port forwarding. But how many routers are there between my home server and the external world (i.e. a global IP address)? I am ...
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how do I establish whether Glassfish is ready or not to accept JMS connections?

Working from a sample producer, which uses gtools, and by changing the connection parameters from localhost to the ip address for doge: def jms = new ...
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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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+Merlin FW / Port Forward via IPtables?

I have 2 WiFi Thermostats, Heatmiser, that i can control remotely, from LAN without issues, but only one from WAN. The thermo have a fixed port that cannot be changed and there is an App thet can be ...
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vpn connected computer does not accept ports forwarded by router

My setup is like this: VPN Provider -- Internet -- Router -- Server My router has a dynamicDNS name which gets updated on every reconnect as well as a couple of ports that are forwarded to the ...
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UPnP Port Forwarding doesn't appear to forward my telnet port

I used upnpc to set up some forwarding rules for HTTP and TELNET (I'm aware of the security risk, it's a test): upnpc -a 192.168.0.30 23 23 TCP upnpc -a 192.168.0.30 80 80 TCP Everything looks OK ...
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Port Forwarding for RDP

I'm trying to setup Remote Desktop on my computer. It's currently running Windows 7. RDP is set to allow for incoming connections. I've followed the instructions at PortForward.com, but am having no ...
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How do routers avoid port clashes when DMZ and NAT are used?

NAT in consumer routers makes the router translate a request from an internal device on a private IP (say dev0) and a specific source port X to a request from it's own public IP at a different source ...
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Wireless router in “Client Bridge Mode” with roaming capabilities

Scenario: We are looking for a device which can connect wirelessly to a network and supports both NAT & Port-Forwarding AND is able to roam seamlessly between different APs. So far we have ...
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SSH Tunnel from inside SSH Server

I have a server that i want to be accessible through AFP/FTP/Other over the internet. I read that it is not very safe to just forward the ports and that it's better to do something like this through ...
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Router serving as DMZ host at the same time

My Linksys EA6700 wireless router supports DMZ. To configure DMZ I need to specify a DMZ host. As far as I understand, the DMZ host is a server which can be accessed from the Internet. As I have a ...
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port forwarding from internet to inner router

I'm trying to port forward from internet through a main mikrotik router (192.168.1.0/24) to a second Router on another subnet 192.168.2.0/24 to reach a DVR at 192.168.2.20 I can see the DVR web page ...
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Unable to route to website in home network

I have a home network running my own webserver. Everything worked fine until I updated my ISP to fiber optic. With this new connection came a new modem. The new router is a ActionTec V1000. I found ...
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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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How to add authentication to closed-source server?

The software for the TV tuner in my Windows7 HTPC runs an HTTP server that allows me to control and stream TV in my browser. However, there is no authentication, which is fine for the LAN but not for ...
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Port forward not working from modem to router to server

Here is my environment: WAN Cable -> Docsis 3 Zoom 1094 Modem -> TP-Link AC1750 Dual Link Router -> Server to forward (dynamic public IP) -> Modem: (internal nic: 192.168.100.1) -> Router: 10.1.1.1 ...
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Access Point - Port forwarding problems

I've got Asus RT-N12E. Currently it is working in AP mode (so Firewall and NAT are disabled) with WPA-Auto-Personal and AES+TKIP. I want to set up a game server. When I try to check with ...
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NAT and UDP source port

My question is somewhat extending on this discussion: NAT and UDP replies Scenario: Machine A behind NAT Machine B on the internet machine A:Port M sends a UDP packet to Machine B:PortN Machine ...
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Port forwarding WAMP server (for external access)

Basically I am having trouble allowing people to access my local WAMP server through the internet, I am running a HG523a Huawei router but I'm not sure on my next steps. I have set my config files to ...
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SMB/CIFS Port Forwarding MyBook World Edition

I have a WD MyBook World Edition NAS that i try to use as a Shared Network Drive through the Internet. I set up DynDns and forwarded Ports 21 and 548 for FTP and AFP access, which both work like a ...