Port Forwarding the Loopcomm LP-AL5011P Router for Final Fantasy XIV


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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Loopcomm LP-AL5011P 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:

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

Login to the Loopcomm LP-AL5011P Router

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

How To Find Your Loopcomm LP-AL5011P Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Loopcomm LP-AL5011P router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Loopcomm LP-AL5011P 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 Loopcomm LP-AL5011P router. By default the IP address should be set to 10.0.0.2.

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

The Default Loopcomm LP-AL5011P Router Username is: root

The Default Loopcomm LP-AL5011P Router Password is: root


Click the Ok button to log in to your Loopcomm LP-AL5011P router.


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Please visit our Default Loopcomm 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 Loopcomm LP-AL5011P router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Loopcomm LP-AL5011P router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward Final Fantasy XIV on the Loopcomm LP-AL5011P


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Loopcomm LP-AL5011P?

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 Loopcomm LP-AL5011P router to save you time and hassle.

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Now that you are logged in to your Loopcomm LP-AL5011P router you should see the following:

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Click the Services button near the top of the page.

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Select NAT Rule Entry from the NAT Options drop down box.

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Click the Add button near the bottom of the page.

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Forward Ports 443 on the Loopcomm LP-AL5011P

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Final Fantasy XIV requires you to forward the 443,54992-55551 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the NAT Rule - Add menu and then click Submit.

Nat Rule Information
Rule Flavor:     
Rule ID:     
IF Name:     
Protocol:     
Local Address From:     
Local Address To:     
Global Address From:     
Global Address To:     
Destination Port From:        
Destination Port To:        
Local Port:        


Forward Ports 54992-55551 on the Loopcomm LP-AL5011P

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

Nat Rule Information
Rule Flavor:     
Rule ID:     
IF Name:     
Protocol:     
Local Address From:     
Local Address To:     
Global Address From:     
Global Address To:     
Destination Port From:        
Destination Port To:        
Local Port:        
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Click the Close button near the bottom of the page.

Click the IP Filter link near the top of the page.

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Select Low from the Security Level drop down box.

Select Accept from the Public Default Action, Private Default Action and DMZ Default Action drop down box.

Click the Submit button near the bottom of the page.

Click the Admin button near the top of the page.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Commit & Reboot.

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Click the Commit button near the bottom of the page.

Click the Reboot button near the bottom of the page.

And that is it! You are done!


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for Final Fantasy XIV on the Loopcomm LP-AL5011P 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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