Port Forwarding the Linksys WRT54GP2 Router for Azureus

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Linksys WRT54GP2 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 Linksys WRT54GP2 Router

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

How To Find Your Linksys WRT54GP2 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Linksys WRT54GP2 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Linksys WRT54GP2 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 WRT54GP2 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 Linksys WRT54GP2 Router Username is: admin

The Default Linksys WRT54GP2 Router Password is: admin

Click the Ok button to log in to your Linksys WRT54GP2 router.

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If you can't login to your router because you forgot your Linksys WRT54GP2 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Linksys WRT54GP2 router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward Azureus on the Linksys WRT54GP2

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Linksys WRT54GP2?

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.

Most ISPs block the default port that Azureus uses. So it is a good idea to change Azureus' port number to something other than the default port. Here's a brief walkthrough on how to do that.

In Azureus click Tools in the menu at the top of your screen. Then click the Options link in the menu that drops down.

In the menu tree on the left hand side of this window Connection should be selected. Pick a random port between 49152 and 65535. Then enter that port into the Incomming TCP/UDP Listen Port box. When you are done, be sure to click the Save button at the bottom of the configuation screen.

Please enter the port you chose for Azureus below.

Azureus' Port

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Now that you are logged in to your Linksys WRT54GP2 router you should see the following:

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Click the Security link near the top of the page.

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Put a dot into the Block Anonymous Internet Requests Disabled radio button.

Click the Save Settings button near the bottom of the page.

Click the Applications & Gaming link near the top of the page.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Port Range Forward.

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Forward Ports 6881 on the Linksys WRT54GP2

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Azureus requires you to forward the ports you entered above. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Range Forward menu.

Port Range
Application Start End Protocol IP Address Enable
To 192.168.1.

Forward User Defined Port on the Linksys WRT54GP2

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

Port Range
Application Start End Protocol IP Address Enable
To 192.168.1.

When you're finished, click Save Settings 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 Azureus on the Linksys WRT54GP2 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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