Port Forwarding the Virata DSL906EU-WebCom Router for Shareaza


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Virata DSL906EU-WebCom 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 Virata DSL906EU-WebCom Router

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

How To Find Your Virata DSL906EU-WebCom Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Virata DSL906EU-WebCom router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Virata DSL906EU-WebCom 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 Virata DSL906EU-WebCom router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.1.1.

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How to Port Forward Shareaza on the Virata DSL906EU-WebCom


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Virata DSL906EU-WebCom?

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 Virata DSL906EU-WebCom router to save you time and hassle.

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

Click Tools in the menu at the top of your screen. In the list that drops down click Shareaza Settings.

On the left hand side of the screen click Internet. Then click the Connection link in that menu. You should see a Port box on this page. You can set the port to be whatever you want, but using a port between 10000 and 60000 would be a good idea. ISPs do not usually block these high numbered ports. Please enter the port you chose into the box below.

Shareaza's Port for incoming connections

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Now that you are logged in to your Virata DSL906EU-WebCom router you should see the following:

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Click the NAT inbound link near the left of the page.

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Forward User Defined Port on the Virata DSL906EU-WebCom

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Shareaza requires you to forward the ports you entered above. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the NAT inboundrule menu and then click Create.

Interaface:
Port:
Protocol:
Destination Address:


Forward User Defined Port on the Virata DSL906EU-WebCom

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers NAT inboundrule page. Go ahead and enter those settings and then click Create.

Interaface:
Port:
Protocol:
Destination Address:

When you're finished, click Save config near the left 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 Shareaza on the Virata DSL906EU-WebCom 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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