Port Forwarding the Linksys BEFW11S4v4 Router for Linksys WVC80N


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Linksys BEFW11S4v4 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:

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

Login to the Linksys BEFW11S4v4 Router

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

How To Find Your Linksys BEFW11S4v4 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Linksys BEFW11S4v4 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Linksys BEFW11S4v4 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 Linksys BEFW11S4v4 router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.1.1.

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You should see a box prompting you for your username and password. Enter your username and password now.

The Default Linksys BEFW11S4v4 Router Username is: admin

The Default Linksys BEFW11S4v4 Router Password is: admin


Click the Ok button to log in to your Linksys BEFW11S4v4 router.


Default Usernames and Passwords for other Linksys Routers

Please visit our Default Linksys 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 Linksys BEFW11S4v4 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Linksys BEFW11S4v4 router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward Linksys WVC80N on the Linksys BEFW11S4v4


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Linksys BEFW11S4v4?

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 Linksys BEFW11S4v4 router to save you time and hassle.

Linksys BEFW11S4v4 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Linksys BEFW11S4v4 router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced link near the right of the page.

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Put a dot into the Block WAN Request Disable radio button.

Click the Apply button near the bottom of the page.

Click the Forwarding link near the top of the page.

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Forward Ports 80 on the Linksys BEFW11S4v4

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Linksys WVC80N requires you to forward the following ports: 80,1024. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Range Forwarding menu.

Customized Applications Ext.Port Protocol
TCP
Protocol
UDP
IP Address Enable
To 192.168.1.


Forward Ports 1024 on the Linksys BEFW11S4v4

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Port Range Forwarding page. Go ahead and enter those settings now.

Customized Applications Ext.Port Protocol
TCP
Protocol
UDP
IP Address Enable
To 192.168.1.

When you're finished, click Apply 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 Linksys WVC80N on the Linksys BEFW11S4v4 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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