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Linksys router and port forwarding

Discussion in 'Networking' started by go-to, Jan 17, 2003.

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  1. go-to

    go-to Thread Starter

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    Anybody here have experience with port forwarding?

    Here's what I would like to accomplish...

    I do a lot of transfers with friends via IRC, and have recently purchased a Linksys router. Before I had no problems at all with connections to my server. Now my friends can not access because the router is blocking the ports. This is what I think anyway. When the router is connected I also can't receive any files via transfer through any of the instant messengers.

    If anybody out there could help I'd surely appreciate it!!
     
  2. Braatenj

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    Something similar happened to me I took my firewall down and it worked. If you have one try it.
     
  3. Rockn

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    You first need to determine which ports you need open for these services. Then go inot your router config and ther shouls be a page for setting up server services behind the router. Go to your web browser and type in 192.168.0.1 and enter. It should prompt you for a username and password. If you never set eiter just enter admin for user and hit enter.
     
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