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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To setup port forwarding on the Huawei SmartAX_MT880a router your computer 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 computer, please enter the IP address that you assigned to your computer here:
Now we need to know your routers IP address. You can find it a variety of ways.
It's ok if you don't know your Huawei SmartAX_MT880a router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:
Open a web browser like Internet Explorer or Firefox. Enter the internal IP address of your router in the address bar of your browser.
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 Huawei SmartAX_MT880a router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.254.1.
You should see a box prompting you for your username and password. Enter your username and password now.
Click the Ok button to log in to your Huawei SmartAX_MT880a router.
Please visit our Default Huawei 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 Huawei SmartAX_MT880a router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Huawei SmartAX_MT880a router back to its factory settings.
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 Huawei SmartAX_MT880a router to save you time and hassle.
Now that you are logged in to your Huawei SmartAX_MT880a router you should see the following:
Click the Advanced link near the left of the page.
You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Port Forwarding.
We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Blueserver requires you to forward the 6112-6119 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Forwarding menu and then click Submit.
|Start Port Number|
|End Port Number|
|Local IP Address|
|Start Port (Local)|
|End Port (Local)|
And that is it! You are done!
Now that you have forwarded ports for Blueserver on the Huawei SmartAX_MT880a you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.