To setup port forwarding on the Sierra Wireless AirCard_802S router your computer 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 Sierra Wireless AirCard_802S 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 Sierra Wireless AirCard_802S router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.0.1.
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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 Sierra Wireless AirCard_802S router to save you time and hassle.
Now that you are logged in to your Sierra Wireless AirCard_802S router you should see the following:
Click the Advanced Settings button near the top of the page.
Click the Router button near the top of the page.
You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Port Forward.
We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. OpenVPN requires you to forward the 1194 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Forward menu and then click Add.
You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Port Forward page. Go ahead and enter those settings and then click Add.
When you're finished, click Save near the bottom of the screen to save your changes.
And that's it! You're done!
Now that you have forwarded ports for OpenVPN on the Sierra Wireless AirCard_802S you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.