Port Forwarding the Planex BRL-04UR Router for WinConnect Server VS

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 Planex BRL-04UR 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:

Don't Skip This Step!

Login to the Planex BRL-04UR Router

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

How To Find Your Planex BRL-04UR Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Planex BRL-04UR router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Planex BRL-04UR 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 Planex BRL-04UR 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 Planex BRL-04UR Router Username is: admin

The Default Planex BRL-04UR Router Password is: 0000

Click the Ok button to log in to your Planex BRL-04UR router.

Default Usernames and Passwords for other Planex Routers

Please visit our Default Planex 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 Planex BRL-04UR router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Planex BRL-04UR router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward WinConnect Server VS on the Planex BRL-04UR

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Planex BRL-04UR?

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.

Planex BRL-04UR Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Planex BRL-04UR 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 Server.

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Forward Ports 3389 on the Planex BRL-04UR

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. WinConnect Server VS requires you to forward the 3389 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Server menu and then click Apply.

  Enabled Disabled
Private IP
Protocol Type
Private Port
Public Port
Schedule Always

And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for WinConnect Server VS on the Planex BRL-04UR 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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