Port Forwarding the Planet XRT-401B Router for Remote Desktop

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Planet XRT-401B 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 Planet XRT-401B Router

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

How To Find Your Planet XRT-401B Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Planet XRT-401B router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Planet XRT-401B 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 Planet XRT-401B 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 Planet XRT-401B Router Username is: admin

The Default Planet XRT-401B Router Password is: admin

Click the Ok button to log in to your Planet XRT-401B router.

Default Usernames and Passwords for other Planet Routers

Please visit our Default Planet 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 Planet XRT-401B router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Planet XRT-401B router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward Remote Desktop on the Planet XRT-401B

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Planet XRT-401B?

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.

Planet XRT-401B Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Planet XRT-401B router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced link near the left of the page.

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

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Forward Ports 3389 on the Planet XRT-401B

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Remote Desktop requires you to forward the following ports: 3389. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Servers menu.

App to configure
IP Address 192.168.1.

Service Port(1 ~ 65535)
1. ~

And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for Remote Desktop on the Planet XRT-401B 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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