Forwarding Ports on the Motorola NVG510 Router


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.

View Router Screenshots from our Database

You might also be interested in our huge collection of Router Screenshots where you can see every page of every router that we know of.

Home > Routers > Motorola > NVG510 > Port Forwarding Guide

Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Motorola NVG510 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:

Don't Skip This Step!

Login to the Motorola NVG510 Router

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

How To Find Your Motorola NVG510 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Motorola NVG510 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Motorola NVG510 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.

Motorola NVG510 Screenshot 0

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 Motorola NVG510 router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.1.254.

Motorola NVG510 Screenshot 1

We do not currently know the default username and password for your router. If you know them, please use our Comments page to let us know what they are. Thanks!

Please visit our Default Router Passwords page if the username and password shown above do not work for you.

How to Port Forward any port on the Motorola NVG510


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Motorola NVG510?

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 Motorola NVG510 router to save you time and hassle.

Motorola NVG510 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Motorola NVG510 router you should see the following:

Motorola NVG510 Screenshot 2

Click the Firewall link near the top of the page.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click NAT/Gaming.

Motorola NVG510 Screenshot 3

Click the Custom Services button near the bottom of the page.

Motorola NVG510 Screenshot 4

Enter the name of the program into the Service Name box. It doesn't really matter what you put into this box, but something that will remind you why these ports are being forwarded would be a good idea.

If you are forwarding a single port, enter that port number into the left Global Port Range and the right Global Port Range boxes. If you are forwarding a range of ports, enter the lowest number of that range into the left Global Port Range box. Then enter the highest number of that range into the right Global Port Range box.

Enter the port to forward into the Base Host Port box.

Use the Protocol drop down box to select the protocol type of the ports you are forwarding.

When you are finished, click the Add button.

Click the Return to NAT/Gaming button near the bottom of the page.

Motorola NVG510 Screenshot 3

Select the service you created from the Service drop down box.

Use the Needed by Device box to choose a computer to forward ports to. This box contains a list of computer names that are visible on your network.

When you are finished, click the Add button.

And that is it! You are done!


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for any port on the Motorola NVG510 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.

Motorola NVG510 Router Screenshot Database

Didn't find the screenshot you were looking for? Check our our Router Screenshots. We have the Internets largest collection of Router Screenshots.