Open a web browser like Internet Explorer or Firefox. Enter the internal IP address of your router in the address bar of your browser.
If you do not know your routers internal IP address please read our How To Find Your Routers IP Address guide.
In the picture above the address bar has http://www.google.com in it. Just replace all of that with the internal IP address of your router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.0.1.
You should see a box prompting you for your password. Enter your password now. By default your password is admin. Click the Log in button to log in to your router.Please visit our Default Router Passwords page if the username and password shown above do not work for you.
Click the Advanced link near the bottom of the page.
The menu should change. In this new menu, click Packet Filter.
Click the Inbound Filter button near the bottom of the page.
We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to setup your router's firewall for Rakion. Go ahead and enter the settings shown below into the Incoming Filter menu.
| Allow all to pass except those match the following rules. |
Deny all to pass except those match the following rules.
|ID||Source IP : Ports||Destination IP : Ports||Enable|
Put a dot into the Deny all to pass except those match the following rules radio button.
Enter 0.0.0.0 into the Source IP box.
Enter the ip address to allow traffic to into the Destination IP box. If you are allowing traffic so you can run a program on your computer, you should enter your computer's ip address into that box.
Enter the ports to allow into the Destination Ports box. The allowed ports can be entered one at a time, or as a range like 41-60.
Put a checkmark in the Enable checkbox.
When you're finished, click Save near the bottom of the screen to save your changes.
And that's it! You're done!
To test if your port has been properly opened, you can use our Port Checker tool.
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