Port Forwarding the Siemens GigasetSE565 Router for GeoVision SMS

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Siemens GigasetSE565 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:

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Login to the Siemens GigasetSE565 Router

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

How To Find Your Siemens GigasetSE565 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Siemens GigasetSE565 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Siemens GigasetSE565 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 Siemens GigasetSE565 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 Siemens GigasetSE565 Router Username is: admin

The Default Siemens GigasetSE565 Router Password is: admin

Click the Log In button to log in to your Siemens GigasetSE565 router.

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If you can't login to your router because you forgot your Siemens GigasetSE565 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Siemens GigasetSE565 router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward GeoVision SMS on the Siemens GigasetSE565

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Siemens GigasetSE565?

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.

Siemens GigasetSE565 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Siemens GigasetSE565 router you should see the following:

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Click the Security button near the left of the page.

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Click the Address Translation button near the center of the page.

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Click the Configure link near the center of the page.

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Click the Add a custom By-Pass entry link near the bottom of the page.

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Forward Ports 6886 on the Siemens GigasetSE565

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 6886 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Add / Edit Entry menu and then click Apply.

Select service by name:
- OR -
Select Protocol: and TCP/UDP port(s): -
Redirect selected protocol/service to this router.
Redirect selected protocol/service to IP Address:

And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for GeoVision SMS on the Siemens GigasetSE565 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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