Port Forwarding the ZyXEL Prestige1001H Router for BitTorrent


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the ZyXEL Prestige1001H 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:

Don't Skip This Step!

In windows click on the Start button, and then click Run. This will bring up a Run program box. In the textbox in that window type cmd (WinXP/2k/Vista/Win7) or command (Win95/98/ME). Then click the Ok button. A black msdos prompt window should be open in front of you. Type telnet 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1, and then press the enter key on your keyboard.

You should prompted for your password. Enter your password now. By default the password is 1234.

Please visit our default username and passsword page, if the password shown below did not work for you.

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Type 15 at the prompt to get to the Nat options.

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Type 2 at the prompt to get to the Nat Server Sets options.

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Type 1-10 at the prompt to get to the Server Sets Configuration options.

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Forward User Defined Port on the ZyXEL Prestige1001H

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

 Port #IP Address
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1.

Type enter at the prompt.

Type 99 at the prompt.


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for BitTorrent on the ZyXEL Prestige1001H 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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