Port Forwarding the Octtel SP4220 Router for Eclipse


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 Octtel SP4220 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 Octtel SP4220 Router

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

How To Find Your Octtel SP4220 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Octtel SP4220 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Octtel SP4220 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 Octtel SP4220 router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.0.1.

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

The Default Octtel SP4220 Router Username is: blank

The Default Octtel SP4220 Router Password is: blank


Click the Login button to log in to your Octtel SP4220 router.


Default Usernames and Passwords for other Octtel Routers

Please visit our Default Octtel 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 Octtel SP4220 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Octtel SP4220 router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward Eclipse on the Octtel SP4220


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Octtel SP4220?

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 Octtel SP4220 router to save you time and hassle.

Octtel SP4220 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Octtel SP4220 router you should see the following:

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Click the Firewall Settings link near the left of the page.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Virtual Server.

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Put a checkmark in the Uses Virtual Server checkbox.



Forward Ports 4000 on the Octtel SP4220

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Eclipse requires you to forward the following ports: 4000. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Server menu.

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When you are finished, click the Accept button.

Click the System Settings link near the left of the page.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click System Operation.

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Put a checkmark in the Save Settings checkbox.

Put a checkmark in the Restart checkbox.

When you're finished, click Accept 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 Eclipse on the Octtel SP4220 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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