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russshoe

join:2002-04-21
Jenison, MI

[Help Me] PORT 80 open

I am runnind Win 7 Ultimate Actiontec GT701D DSL Modem Dlink DIR601 router.
All is stealth except for Port 80.
If I reboot the router and modem all ports are stealth.
Shut down for the day and reboot port 80 0pen again so I reboot router and modem and all are stealth again.
Is there a fix for this?
Thanks


BimmerE38FN

join:2002-09-15
Boise, ID
kudos:1
FW up to date?
Is the port open of you unbridge the modem and put the 601 router in to the ISP modems DMZ?


NetFixer
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reply to russshoe
Do you have UPnP enabled on the DIR601?

That is where I would look if any incoming router port were to become enabled without my having explicitly enabling it.

UPnP is a security hole, and if you don't have an explicit need for it, I would suggest that you disable it in your router even if that is not currently the cause of your port 80 leak.

Here is a screen shot showing where to find the UPnP control:




If your Actiontek modem is not in bridge mode, you should also check to make sure that UPnP is not causing the problem in that device (I don't have a screenshot available for that device)
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russshoe

join:2002-04-21
Jenison, MI
I unchecked it on the DIR601 we will see what happens

russshoe

join:2002-04-21
Jenison, MI
reply to NetFixer
Unchecked it yesterday so far so good today


BimmerE38FN

join:2002-09-15
Boise, ID
kudos:1
reply to russshoe
Glads it working.