Port Forwarding the Dlink DSL-2542B Router for Tachyon - The Fringe

What is Port Forwarding?

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Login to the Dlink DSL-2542B Router

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

How To Find Your Dlink DSL-2542B Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Dlink DSL-2542B router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Dlink DSL-2542B 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 Dlink DSL-2542B 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 Dlink DSL-2542B Router Username is: admin

The Default Dlink DSL-2542B Router Password is: admin

Click the Log In button to log in to your Dlink DSL-2542B router.

Default Usernames and Passwords for other Dlink Routers

Please visit our Default Dlink 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 Dlink DSL-2542B router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Dlink DSL-2542B router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward Tachyon - The Fringe on the Dlink DSL-2542B

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Dlink DSL-2542B?

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.

Dlink DSL-2542B Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Dlink DSL-2542B router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced Setup button near the top of the page.

The menu on the left should change. In this new menu, click Port Forwarding.

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Forward Ports 2766 on the Dlink DSL-2542B

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Tachyon - The Fringe requires you to forward the 2766 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Forwarding menu and then click Add/Apply.

Pre-defined rule :
Custom rule :
Private IP : <<
Protocol Type :
Public Start Port :
Public End Port :

And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for Tachyon - The Fringe on the Dlink DSL-2542B 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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