Port Forwarding the Zoom 5551ADSL Router for WinConnect Server XP

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 Zoom 5551ADSL 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:

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Login to the Zoom 5551ADSL Router

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

How To Find Your Zoom 5551ADSL Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Zoom 5551ADSL router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Zoom 5551ADSL 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 Zoom 5551ADSL 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 Zoom 5551ADSL Router Username is: admin

The Default Zoom 5551ADSL Router Password is: zoomadsl

Click the Ok button to log in to your Zoom 5551ADSL router.

Default Usernames and Passwords for other Zoom Routers

Please visit our Default Zoom 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 Zoom 5551ADSL router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Zoom 5551ADSL router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward WinConnect Server XP on the Zoom 5551ADSL

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Zoom 5551ADSL?

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.

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Now that you are logged in to your Zoom 5551ADSL router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced Setup button near the top of the page.

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Click the Virtual Server button near the center of the page.

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Forward Ports 3389 on the Zoom 5551ADSL

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. WinConnect Server XP requires you to forward the 3389 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Server Configuration menu and then click Add This Setting.

ID Public Port Private Port Port Type Host IP Address  

When you're finished, click Write Settings to Flash and Reboot 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 WinConnect Server XP on the Zoom 5551ADSL 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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