Port Forwarding the Surecom EP-9610SX-g Router for WatchBot

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Surecom EP-9610SX-g 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:

192.168.8. <-- Don't Skip This Step!

Login to the Surecom EP-9610SX-g Router

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

How To Find Your Surecom EP-9610SX-g Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Surecom EP-9610SX-g router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Surecom EP-9610SX-g 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 Surecom EP-9610SX-g router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.8..

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

The Default Surecom EP-9610SX-g Router Username is: admin

The Default Surecom EP-9610SX-g Router Password is: blank

Click the Ok button to log in to your Surecom EP-9610SX-g router.

Default Usernames and Passwords for other Surecom Routers

Please visit our Default Surecom 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 Surecom EP-9610SX-g router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Surecom EP-9610SX-g router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward WatchBot on the Surecom EP-9610SX-g

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Surecom EP-9610SX-g?

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.

Surecom EP-9610SX-g Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Surecom EP-9610SX-g router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced link near the left of the page.

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

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Put a dot into the Enable radio button.

Click the Save and Restart button near the bottom of the page.

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Forward Ports 80-81 on the Surecom EP-9610SX-g

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. WatchBot requires you to forward the following ports: 80-81. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Servers menu.

Service Port Server IP in LAN Port in LAN Protocol
- 192.168.8.  

Forward Ports 80-81 on the Surecom EP-9610SX-g

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Servers page. Go ahead and enter those settings now.

Service Port Server IP in LAN Port in LAN Protocol
- 192.168.8.  

When you're finished, click Save and Restart near the bottom of the screen to save your changes.

And that's it! You're done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for WatchBot on the Surecom EP-9610SX-g 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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