Port Forwarding the SMC 7401BRA-alt Router for EVE Online

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the SMC 7401BRA-alt 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 SMC 7401BRA-alt Router

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

How To Find Your SMC 7401BRA-alt Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your SMC 7401BRA-alt router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The SMC 7401BRA-alt 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 SMC 7401BRA-alt 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 SMC 7401BRA-alt Router Username is: root

The Default SMC 7401BRA-alt Router Password is: root

Click the Ok button to log in to your SMC 7401BRA-alt router.

Default Usernames and Passwords for other SMC Routers

Please visit our Default SMC 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 SMC 7401BRA-alt router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your SMC 7401BRA-alt router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward EVE Online on the SMC 7401BRA-alt

Having trouble forwarding ports on the SMC 7401BRA-alt?

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 SMC 7401BRA-alt router to save you time and hassle.

SMC 7401BRA-alt Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your SMC 7401BRA-alt router you should see the following:

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Click the Services button near the top of the page.

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Select NAT Rule Entry from the NAT Options drop down box.

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Click the Add button near the bottom of the page.

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Forward Ports 26000 on the SMC 7401BRA-alt

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. EVE Online requires you to forward the 26000 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the NAT Rule - Add menu and then click Submit.

Nat Rule Information
Rule Flavor:     
Rule ID:     
IF Name:     
Local Address From:     
Local Address To:     
Global Address From:     
Global Address To:     
Destination Port From:        
Destination Port To:        
Local Port:        
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Click the Close button near the bottom of the page.

Click the IP Filter link near the top of the page.

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Select Low from the Security Level drop down box.

Select Accept from the Public Default Action, Private Default Action and DMZ Default Action drop down box.

Click the Submit button near the bottom of the page.

Click the Admin button near the top of the page.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Commit & Reboot.

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Click the Commit button near the bottom of the page.

Click the Reboot button near the bottom of the page.

And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for EVE Online on the SMC 7401BRA-alt 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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