Wednesday, 31 May 2017

How To Configure “Port Forwarding” Process on D-link Router

Port Forwarding is defined as a type of feature in D-Link Routers which closely allow devices on the internet to access all the services provided by users through their network on a specific port number. Different types of services have different port numbers as said by D-Link router support professionals. So, for example, if a web server is using a port number 80 and a FTP server is using a port number 21 and on the other hand if you wish to have devices outside the network to use web server then it is must to open the port number 80. This D-Link router blog will guide users on how to configure this feature on their D-Link router.

Steps to configure “port forwarding” process on D-link routers

 Step 1:  Web browser on the PC

·         Open and get access to a web browser from the PC device which is directly connected to the network.

 Step 2: Access the link

·         Go to the official D-Link router link or any official IP address of the D-Link

 Step 3: Login details

·         Enter the username as well as password when you are prompted for it as suggested by D-Link router technical support. Default username will be an Admin and be careful that there is no default password, so, one have to the password field as a blank. Click on the “Login’ button to continue further.

 Step 4:  Manual set-up

·         Go to the Manual Setup” section and then tap on the “ADVANCED” icon.
·         Advanced Port Forwarding rules can then be easily found on the left side panel.
·         Enter all the required details for the service such as its name, IP address, port number etc.

 Step 5: DHCP client

·         If you see that the computer is well connected to the router as a DHCP client then a proper selection is to be made with the name of the computer from the drop down menu list.
·         Click on the “<<” button to automatically get all IP address field populated
·         After entering all the essential details, users are supposed to carefully click on the “Save Settings” button which is located on the topmost section of the page to save the settings.
·         You have now got your “Port Forwarding” feature completed on your D-Link Router. 

Well, for further related queries of D-Link routers, we encourage users to get in touch with our customers at D-Link router customersupport department as and when required.


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