Port Forwarding the E-Tech RTBR05 Router for BarracudaDrive

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the E-Tech RTBR05 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 E-Tech RTBR05 Router

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

How To Find Your E-Tech RTBR05 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your E-Tech RTBR05 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The E-Tech RTBR05 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 E-Tech RTBR05 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 E-Tech RTBR05 Router Username is: blank

The Default E-Tech RTBR05 Router Password is: blank

Click the Ok button to log in to your E-Tech RTBR05 router.

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Please visit our Default E-Tech 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 E-Tech RTBR05 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your E-Tech RTBR05 router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward BarracudaDrive on the E-Tech RTBR05

Having trouble forwarding ports on the E-Tech RTBR05?

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.

BarracudaDrive uses port 80 TCP and port 443 TCP by default, and those are the ports we will configure here. If for whatever reason those ports are not availble, BarracudaDrive will try use to 8080-8100 TCP. For more information about BarracudaDrive, please visit barracudaserver.com

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Now that you are logged in to your E-Tech RTBR05 router you should see the following:

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Click the Virtual Server link near the left of the page.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Virtual Server.

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Forward Ports 80 on the E-Tech RTBR05

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. BarracudaDrive requires you to forward the 80,443 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Server menu and then click Add.


Forward Ports 443 on the E-Tech RTBR05

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Server page. Go ahead and enter those settings and then click Add.


And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for BarracudaDrive on the E-Tech RTBR05 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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