Port Forwarding the StarTech BR4100DCv2 Router for StrongDC++


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the StarTech BR4100DCv2 router your computer 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 computer, please enter the IP address that you assigned to your computer here:

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Login to the StarTech BR4100DCv2 Router

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

How To Find Your StarTech BR4100DCv2 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your StarTech BR4100DCv2 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The StarTech BR4100DCv2 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 StarTech BR4100DCv2 router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.22.1.

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You should see a box prompting you for your username and password. Enter your username and password now.

The Default StarTech BR4100DCv2 Router Username is: admin

The Default StarTech BR4100DCv2 Router Password is: 1234


Click the Ok button to log in to your StarTech BR4100DCv2 router.


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If you can't login to your router because you forgot your StarTech BR4100DCv2 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your StarTech BR4100DCv2 router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward StrongDC++ on the StarTech BR4100DCv2


Having trouble forwarding ports on the StarTech BR4100DCv2?

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 StarTech BR4100DCv2 router to save you time and hassle.

Before we can forward ports for StrongDC++, we need to figure out what ports StrongDC++ is using. Here is a brief walkthrough on how to do that. Go ahead and open up StrongDC++.

In the menu at the top of your screen click the File option. In the list the drops down click the Settings link.

There should be a list of options on the left hand side of the window that poped up. Click the Connection Settings option in this list. Put a dot into the Firewall with Manual Port Forwarding radio button. You should see a TCP box and an UDP box. Enter a random port into each of these boxes. It doesn't matter what ports you choose, but a port numbers between 10000 and 60000 would be a good idea. A higher numbered port is generally the best to use, because most ISP's do not block the higher numbered ports. Please enter the port you chose for the TCP box into the box below.

StrongDC++'s port for incoming TCP connections

Please enter the port you chose for the UDP box into the box below.

StrongDC++'s port for incoming UDP connections

StarTech BR4100DCv2 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your StarTech BR4100DCv2 router you should see the following:

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Click the General Setup button near the left of the page.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click NAT.

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This router has two different sections that allow you to forward ports. One section allows you to forward a range of ports, and the other allows you to forward a single port. To forward a range of ports, click Port Forwarding. To forward a single port, click Virtual Server.

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Forward User Defined Port on the StarTech BR4100DCv2

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. StrongDC++ requires you to forward the ports you entered above. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Forwarding or Virtual Server menu and then click Add.

Enable Virtual Server  
Private IP Private Port Type Public Port Comment


Forward User Defined Port on the StarTech BR4100DCv2

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Port Forwarding or Virtual Server page. Go ahead and enter those settings and then click Add.

Enable Virtual Server  
Private IP Private Port Type Public Port Comment

And that is it! You are done!


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for StrongDC++ on the StarTech BR4100DCv2 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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