Port Forwarding the Encore ENHWI-2AN3 Router for WinGate VPN

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 Encore ENHWI-2AN3 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 Encore ENHWI-2AN3 Router

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

How To Find Your Encore ENHWI-2AN3 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Encore ENHWI-2AN3 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Encore ENHWI-2AN3 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 Encore ENHWI-2AN3 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 Encore ENHWI-2AN3 Router Username is: admin

The Default Encore ENHWI-2AN3 Router Password is: admin

Click the Ok button to log in to your Encore ENHWI-2AN3 router.

Default Usernames and Passwords for other Encore Routers

Please visit our Default Encore 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 Encore ENHWI-2AN3 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Encore ENHWI-2AN3 router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward WinGate VPN on the Encore ENHWI-2AN3

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Encore ENHWI-2AN3?

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.

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Now that you are logged in to your Encore ENHWI-2AN3 router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced link near the left of the page.

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This router has two different sections that allow you to forward ports. One section allows you to forward a range of ports, and the other allows you to forward a single port. To forward a range of ports, click Port map.. To forward a single port, click Port fw..

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Forward Ports 809 on the Encore ENHWI-2AN3

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. WinGate VPN requires you to forward the 809 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port map. or Port fw. menu and then click Add.

Enable Port Forwarding
Description :
Local IP :
Protocol :
Local Port :
Public Port :

And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for WinGate VPN on the Encore ENHWI-2AN3 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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