To setup port forwarding on the Siemens GigasetSE560 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 Siemens GigasetSE560 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 Siemens GigasetSE560 router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.1.1.
You should see a box prompting you for your username and password. Enter your username and password now.
Click the OK button to log in to your Siemens GigasetSE560 router.
Please visit our Default Siemens 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 Siemens GigasetSE560 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Siemens GigasetSE560 router back to its factory settings.
Now that you are logged in to your Siemens GigasetSE560 router you should see the following:
Click the Advanced Setup link near the left of the page.
You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click NAT.
You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Virtual Servers.
Click the Add 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. GeoVision SMS requires you to forward the following ports: 6886. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Add Virtual Servers menu.
|Select a Service:|
|Server IP Address:|
|External Port Start||External Port End||Protocol||Internal Port Start||Internal Port End|
When you're finished, click Save/Apply near the top of the screen to save your changes.
And that's it! You're done!
Now that you have forwarded ports for GeoVision SMS on the Siemens GigasetSE560 you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.