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ruiner

join:2012-03-10
Canada
reply to Shanester

Re: [AB] How do I forward ports?

0 is a reserved port so it probably won't let you select it because of that. The Actiontec can also be pretty glitchy about actually doing what you tell it to.

The remote and LAN port in the Actiontec's settings don't do what you think. Remote is the port that the external machine connects to on the Actiontec, and then if you want the Actiontec to redirect it to a different internal port then you enter a different port range in the LAN section.

An example would be remote port 8080, LAN port 80 to get around the port 80 block that Telus does.

So what you need to do is forward 10137 TCP to the LAN IP of the PC you want. If that's not working, welcome to the wonderful world of the Actiontec.

Sometimes a restart can fix it, or it can also do that if you're using a different DHCP server or a static IP. Basically, if you're not getting the DHCP lease from the Actiontec, or if you set a static lease outside of its normal DHCP range.