Port Triggering Guide
Note: An added benefit of Port Triggering is you do not need to worry about ip addresses.
When using port triggering with applications that don't make outbound
connections you can use my free
Port Triggering Initiator to make the connections to trigger the ports for you.
Open your favorite web browser and input your routers ip address in the address bar.
Please note that you must have the http:// in order to connect to your router/modem properly.
Need help finding you router IP address? Click here
Put in your username and password, then click 'Log In'
If you don't know it you can check our list of default router and modem password list here.
If you have changed it and don't remember it you may have to reset your device to factory default using the reset button on most routers.
Once logged into your router click on "ADVANCED"
Once the page has loaded click on "APPLICATION RULES"
Once the page has loaded be sure to check the box to the left of "Name"
For "Name" give your entry a name, it must not be the same as any
others on this page.
Note: You can leave "Application" at it's default of Application Name.
In the "Port Trigger" enter the port to be used as the trigger.
In the "Port Firewall" enter the port to be forwarded.
Choose your "Traffic Type" on the upper and lower drop downs.
You can leave "Schedule" at it's default.
Repeat this steps for all ports.
Click "Save Settings"