Port Forwarding the ZIO WLB5254AIP Router for Dark and Light


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the ZIO WLB5254AIP 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:

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

Login to the ZIO WLB5254AIP Router

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

How To Find Your ZIO WLB5254AIP Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your ZIO WLB5254AIP router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The ZIO WLB5254AIP 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 ZIO WLB5254AIP router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.10.1.

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How to Port Forward Dark and Light on the ZIO WLB5254AIP


Having trouble forwarding ports on the ZIO WLB5254AIP?

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 ZIO WLB5254AIP router to save you time and hassle.

ZIO WLB5254AIP Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your ZIO WLB5254AIP router you should see the following:

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Click the NAT button near the left of the page.

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Forward Ports 6666 on the ZIO WLB5254AIP

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Dark and Light requires you to forward the 6666,20013 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Server Setup menu and then click Add.

  Rule Name
  Internal Server IP Address   192.168.10.
  Protocol
  External Port
  Internal Port


Forward Ports 20013 on the ZIO WLB5254AIP

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

  Rule Name
  Internal Server IP Address   192.168.10.
  Protocol
  External Port
  Internal Port


Forward Ports 6666 on the ZIO WLB5254AIP

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

  Rule Name
  Internal Server IP Address   192.168.10.
  Protocol
  External Port
  Internal Port


Forward Ports 20013 on the ZIO WLB5254AIP

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

  Rule Name
  Internal Server IP Address   192.168.10.
  Protocol
  External Port
  Internal Port

When you're finished, click Save near the top 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 Dark and Light on the ZIO WLB5254AIP 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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