To setup port forwarding on the SMC SMCD3GNV router your device needs to have a static IP address. You should complete one of the following steps first:
Now we need to know your routers IP address. You can find it a variety of ways.
It's ok if you don't know your SMC SMCD3GNV router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:
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 SMCD3GNV router. By default the IP address should be set to 10.0.0.1.
Click the Login button to log in to your SMC SMCD3GNV router.
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 SMCD3GNV router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your SMC SMCD3GNV router back to its factory settings.
For information on how to host a Minecraft server, please check out our How to Host a Minecraft Server guide.
Now that you are logged in to your SMC SMCD3GNV router you should see the following:
Click the Advanced link near the left of the page.
You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Port Forwarding.
Click the Add Service button near the center of the page.
We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Minecraft Server requires you to forward the 25565 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Add Service menu and then click Port Forwarding.
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And that is it! You are done!
Now that you have forwarded ports for Minecraft Server on the SMC SMCD3GNV you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.