The Default Firewalling Guide for the Netgear VMDG480v2

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VMDG480v2

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.

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You should see a box prompting you for your username and password. Enter your username and password now.

The Default Router Username is: admin

The Default Router Password is: changeme


Click the Sign In button to log in to your router.


Default Usernames and Passwords for other Routers

Please visit our Default Router Passwords page if the username and password shown below did not work for you.

If you can't login to your router because you forgot your router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your router back to its factory settings.


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Click the Advanced Settings button near the bottom of the page.

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Click the Firewall link near the center of the page.

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Remove the checkmark from the Firewall checkbox.

Remove the checkmark from the Filter Proxy checkbox.

Remove the checkmark from the Filter Cookies checkbox.

Remove the checkmark from the Filter Java Applets checkbox.

Remove the checkmark from the Filter ActiveX checkbox.

Remove the checkmark from the Filter Popup Windows checkbox.

Remove the checkmark from the Block Fragmented IP Packets checkbox.

Remove the checkmark from the Port Scan Detection checkbox.

Remove the checkmark from the IP Flood Detection checkbox.

When you're finished, click Apply 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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