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Port Forwarding

Discussion in 'Networking' started by fabfeingold, Oct 4, 2008.

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  1. fabfeingold

    fabfeingold Thread Starter

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    Hi I have a problem trying to port forward.
    The computer I am trying to forward is connected to another computer via a Switch. The other computer connects to the Internet via a DLink Wireless adapter to a Fritz Box WLAN 7050 Router.

    Both computers are running Windows XP SP2. Both are on a static IP address. The computer directly connected via the DLink adapter port forwards fine with its static IP address, but the other one does not seem to work.

    Anyone know what I am doing wrong.

    Many thanks
    fabfeingold
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    Port forwarding within your local network does not involved the router, you have to make adjustments to the local software firewall settings.
     
  3. fabfeingold

    fabfeingold Thread Starter

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    Thanks for answering. Do you mean the windows firewall. I had that turned off and it still did not work?
     
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    You probably have another firewall component, or you are mistaken in believing that you have a port forwarding issue.
     
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