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You want to open the ports on the router for a special application.
 
Some times you will need to open the Logical Ports on the router.
These are the logical ports.
For this you will need to open the set up interface of the router.
Click Here to know how to open the setup page of the router.

Once you open the set up interface of the router, you will be able to find the settings on the router where you can open the ports for the particular program.
If you are opening the ports for a special device in your network, then you must know the IP address of that device.
For example, wireless camera, DVR, X-box, Play station ...
You can choose the option PORT FORWARDING for a special device application.
If you just want to open the ports for all the network, then you can choose PORT TRIGGERING.
 
For Linksys Router.


You have opened the set up interface of the router. You will see Application and Gaming TAB at the top.
If you click on that tab you will find different Sub tabs.
Click on Port Triggering => Here you can open the port numbers for the network.
Click On Port forwarding if you want to open the ports for a special device in the network.
Click Save settings once you open the ports on the router.

For D-link router

You have opened the set up interface of the router.
You will see Network settings in the left hand side panel of the page.
Click on Network settings and go to the Advanced TAB at the top.
Now you will find the option. Pot Forwarding in the left hand panel.
Here you can open the ports on the router.

BELKIN wireless router
You have opened the set up interface of the router.
Click on Virtual Servers under Firewall in the menu on the left
Click Enabled. Type a general description of the application i.e.. Remote Desktop. Type the port(s) specified by the program manufacture for both of the Inbound port fields. Select TCP, UDP, or BOTH for the Type.Private IP address: Enter the IP address of the computer you want grant access too. Type the port(s) specified by the program manufacture for both of the Private port fields.Click the Apply Changes button.

NETGEAR Router.


You have opened the set up interface of the router.
Click on Port Triggering under Advanced menu.
Change the value of Port Triggering Timeout as 20 Click on Add Service. Specify a Unique/User Defined name under Service Name. Ex: Mails, VPN. Specify the Service User as Any (if all the computers in the network are port triggered or if a single computer on a network is port triggered specify the IP address of the computer). Select the Service Type of the port to be triggered
Ex: TCP . Specify the Trigger Port (The port to be triggered). Select the Connection Type of Inbound Connection. Specify the Starting and Ending Port for Inbound Connection. Click Apply to accept changes. Your router is now set up for port triggering.
 

 

Consider an Example,
You want to open the ports for the X-box.
For the X-box the port numbers will be 53, 80-88, 3074 .
 
Now what you will do, you will open the router set up page.
Go to Port triggering option.
For the first Application name it as Xbox1. type the port number 53 for start and end port number.
For the second application, name it as Xbox2. type the port 80 for start and 88 for end.
for application 3, name it as xbox3. Type the port number 3074 for start and end port number.

See Video : How to open ports on LINKSYS router

See Video : How to open ports on NETGEAR router



 




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