If you don't know what Port Forwarding is yet, you might want to start by reading our What is Port Forwarding guide.
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To setup port forwarding on the Belkin F5D8631-4 router your computer 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 computer, please enter the IP address that you assigned to your computer here:
Now we need to know your routers IP address. You can find it a variety of ways.
It's ok if you don't know your Belkin F5D8631-4 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:
Open a web browser like Internet Explorer or Firefox. Enter the internal IP address of your router in the address bar of your browser.
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 Belkin F5D8631-4 router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.2.1.
You should see a box prompting you for your Belkin F5D8631-4 password. Enter the password now.
Click the Submit button to log in to your Belkin F5D8631-4 router.
Please visit our Default Belkin 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 Belkin F5D8631-4 router password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Belkin F5D8631-4 router back to its factory settings.
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 Belkin F5D8631-4 router to save you time and hassle.
Now that you are logged in to your Belkin F5D8631-4 router you should see the following:
Click the Virtual Servers link near the left of the page.
We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Virtual Skipper 3 + 4 requires you to forward the following ports: 2350. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Servers menu.
|Enable||Description||Inbound Port||Type||Private IP Address||Private Port|
When you're finished, click Apply Changes near the top of the screen to save your changes.
And that's it! You're done!
Now that you have forwarded ports for Virtual Skipper 3 + 4 on the Belkin F5D8631-4 you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.