Port Forwarding the Draytek Vigor2600WE Router for INSTEON SmartLinc

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Draytek Vigor2600WE 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:

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

Login to the Draytek Vigor2600WE Router

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

How To Find Your Draytek Vigor2600WE Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Draytek Vigor2600WE router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Draytek Vigor2600WE 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 Draytek Vigor2600WE 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 Draytek Vigor2600WE Router Username is: blank

The Default Draytek Vigor2600WE Router Password is: blank

Click the Ok button to log in to your Draytek Vigor2600WE router.

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How to Port Forward INSTEON SmartLinc on the Draytek Vigor2600WE

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Draytek Vigor2600WE?

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.

Draytek Vigor2600WE Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Draytek Vigor2600WE router you should see the following:

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Click the NAT Setup link.

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Click the Open Ports Setup link.

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Click on a Index number that has not been used.

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Forward Ports 80 on the Draytek Vigor2600WE

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. INSTEON SmartLinc requires you to forward the 80 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Open Ports Setup menu and then click Ok.

Enable Open Ports
Local Computer . . .
  Protocol Start Port End Port

When you're finished, click Ok 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 INSTEON SmartLinc on the Draytek Vigor2600WE 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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