Port Forwarding the Multitech RouteFinder-RF560VPN Router for BitComet


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.

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Multitech RouteFinder-RF560VPN 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:

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

Login to the Multitech RouteFinder-RF560VPN Router

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

How To Find Your Multitech RouteFinder-RF560VPN Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Multitech RouteFinder-RF560VPN router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Multitech RouteFinder-RF560VPN 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 Multitech RouteFinder-RF560VPN router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.2.1.

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

The Default Multitech RouteFinder-RF560VPN Router Username is: admin

The Default Multitech RouteFinder-RF560VPN Router Password is: blank


Click the Ok button to log in to your Multitech RouteFinder-RF560VPN router.


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Please visit our Default Multitech 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 Multitech RouteFinder-RF560VPN router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Multitech RouteFinder-RF560VPN router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward BitComet on the Multitech RouteFinder-RF560VPN


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Multitech RouteFinder-RF560VPN?

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 Multitech RouteFinder-RF560VPN router to save you time and hassle.

BitComet chooses a random port to listen on when you install it. Before we can forward ports for BitComet, we need to find out what port BitComet is using. Go ahead and open BitComet.

In the menu at the top of your screen, click Options. Clicking Options will cause a menu to drop down. In this new menu click Preferences.

In the menu on the left the top option Connection should be selected. On the right hand side of this window you should see a Listen Port option. That is the port that you need to forward. You can change it if you like. Please enter the listen port below.

BitComet's Listen Port:

There is one more thing we need to do. We need to shut off the UPNP of BitComet.

In the menu on the left hand side under Advanced, click Connection. There should be an Enable UPnP Port Mapping(XP only) checkbox on the right hand side. Make sure it is unchecked.

Multitech RouteFinder-RF560VPN Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Multitech RouteFinder-RF560VPN router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced Settings link near the top of the page.

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Click the Virtual Server Settings link near the left of the page.

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Forward User Defined Port on the Multitech RouteFinder-RF560VPN

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. BitComet requires you to forward the ports you entered above. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Vritual Server Settings menu and then click Add.

Port Range Mapping
External IP External Port Range
... ~
Internal IP
...
Port Redirection

When you're finished, click Submit 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 BitComet on the Multitech RouteFinder-RF560VPN 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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