Port Forwarding the Westell Westell6100 Router for Sony SNCP5

What is Port Forwarding?

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Login to the Westell Westell6100 Router

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

How To Find Your Westell Westell6100 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Westell Westell6100 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Westell Westell6100 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 Westell Westell6100 router. By default the IP address should be set to

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

The Default Westell Westell6100 Router Username is: admin

The Default Westell Westell6100 Router Password is: password

Click the Ok button to log in to your Westell Westell6100 router.

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If you can't login to your router because you forgot your Westell Westell6100 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Westell Westell6100 router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward Sony SNCP5 on the Westell Westell6100

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Westell Westell6100?

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.

Westell Westell6100 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Westell Westell6100 router you should see the following:

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Click the Configuration button near the top of the page.

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Click the define custom service button near the bottom of the page.

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Put a dot into the Port Forwarding Ranges of Ports radio button.

Click the Next button near the bottom of the page.

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Forward Ports 80 on the Westell Westell6100

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Sony SNCP5 requires you to forward the 80 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Range menu and then click Next then Close.

Service Name:
  The above name will be saved as this
Services description.
Global Port Range: -
Base Host Port
Protocol TCPUDP

Service Details
Service Name: Name1
Type: Port Forwarding
Port 1
Protocol: UDP or TCP
Global Port(s): -
Base Host Port:
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Select the application you created using the Service Name drop down box. Then click Enable to enable it.

And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for Sony SNCP5 on the Westell Westell6100 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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