Port Forwarding the Trendnet TEW-231BRP Router for Vuze


What is Port Forwarding?

If you don't know what Port Forwarding is yet, you might want to start by reading our What is Port Forwarding guide.

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Trendnet TEW-231BRP 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:

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

Login to the Trendnet TEW-231BRP Router

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

How To Find Your Trendnet TEW-231BRP Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Trendnet TEW-231BRP router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Trendnet TEW-231BRP 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 Trendnet TEW-231BRP router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.1.1.

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

The Default Trendnet TEW-231BRP Router Username is: blank

The Default Trendnet TEW-231BRP Router Password is: blank


Click the Login button to log in to your Trendnet TEW-231BRP router.


Default Usernames and Passwords for other Trendnet Routers

Please visit our Default Trendnet 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 Trendnet TEW-231BRP router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Trendnet TEW-231BRP router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward Vuze on the Trendnet TEW-231BRP


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Trendnet TEW-231BRP?

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 Trendnet TEW-231BRP router to save you time and hassle.

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

Click Tools in the menu at the top of the program. Then click Options in the list that drops down.

In the menu on the left hand side of your screen, click Connection. On this page you should see a box called Incoming TCP / UDP listen port. You can change the port number that Vuze is using if you like. The number that is in that Port box is the port that you will have to forward.

Please enter the number that was in that box below.

Vuze's Port

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Now that you are logged in to your Trendnet TEW-231BRP router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced Setup link near the center of the page.

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Click the NAT link near the left of the page.

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

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Forward User Defined Port on the Trendnet TEW-231BRP

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Vuze requires you to forward the ports you entered above. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Server menu.

  Mapping Ports Server IP Enabled
1. 192.168.1.

When you're finished, click Apply 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 Vuze on the Trendnet TEW-231BRP 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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