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.
Wait for the page to load and click on "ADVANCED"
Now click on "APPLICATION RULES"
Wait for the page to load and check the box to the left of "Name"
Give your entry a name under "Name"
For "Trigger" enter in the port to be used as a trigger.
Next choose your "Traffic Type"
For "Firewall" enter the port to be forwarded.
Again choose your "Traffic Type"
You can leave "Schedule" at it's default.
Repeat this steps for any more ports you want to be used as a trigger.
Click "Save Settings"