Port Forwarding the Dlink DVA-G3170i Router for Minecraft Server

What is Port Forwarding?

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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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Dlink DVA-G3170i 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:

Don't Skip This Step!

Login to the Dlink DVA-G3170i Router

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

How To Find Your Dlink DVA-G3170i Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Dlink DVA-G3170i router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Dlink DVA-G3170i 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 DVA-G3170i 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 DVA-G3170i Router Username is: admin

The Default Dlink DVA-G3170i Router Password is: admin

Click the Ok button to log in to your Dlink DVA-G3170i 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 DVA-G3170i router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Dlink DVA-G3170i router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward Minecraft Server on the Dlink DVA-G3170i

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Dlink DVA-G3170i?

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.

For information on how to host a Minecraft server, please check out our How to Host a Minecraft Server guide.

Dlink DVA-G3170i Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Dlink DVA-G3170i router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced button near the top of the page.

The menu on the left should change. In this new menu, click Virtual Server.

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Forward Ports 25565 on the Dlink DVA-G3170i

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Minecraft Server requires you to forward the 25565 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Server menu and then click Add/Apply.

Enable Virtual Server Rules :
Name :
Interface :
Internal IP :
Internal startport :
Internal endport :
External startport :
External endport :
Protocol Type :

And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for Minecraft Server on the Dlink DVA-G3170i 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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