Port Forwarding the Advantek abr241 Router for FileMaker Server 5

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Advantek abr241 router your device needs to have a static IP address. You should complete one of the following steps first:

Now that you have setup a Static IP Address on your device, please enter the IP address that you assigned to your device here:

192.168.62. <-- Don't Skip This Step!

Login to the Advantek abr241 Router

Now we need to know your routers IP address. You can find it a variety of ways.

How To Find Your Advantek abr241 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Advantek abr241 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Advantek abr241 Router Using Your Web Browser

Open a web browser like Internet Explorer or Firefox. Enter the internal IP address of your router in the address bar of your browser.

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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 Advantek abr241 router. By default the IP address should be set to

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

The Default Advantek abr241 Router Username is: admin

The Default Advantek abr241 Router Password is: 1234

Click the Ok button to log in to your Advantek abr241 router.

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Please visit our Default Advantek 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 Advantek abr241 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Advantek abr241 router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward FileMaker Server 5 on the Advantek abr241

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Advantek abr241?

If you are having trouble with this guide, then perhaps PFConfig may be your solution. PFConfig is a software tool that will automatically forward ports for your router to save you time and hassle.

Advantek abr241 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Advantek abr241 router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced button near the right of the page.

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Forward Ports 5003 on the Advantek abr241

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. FileMaker Server 5 requires you to forward the following ports: 5003. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Servers menu.

Public IP Address Service Port Protocol Private IP Address

When you're finished, click Apply near the bottom of the screen to save your changes.

And that's it! You're done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for FileMaker Server 5 on the Advantek abr241 you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.

To test if your port has been properly forwarded, you can use our Open Port Check tool. Our Open Port Check tool is the only online port checking tool with Guaranteed Results.

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