Allied Telesyn AR240E routers include a very basic firewall that helps protect your home network form unwanted access from the internet. Since this firewall blocks incoming connections you may need open a port through it for certain games and applications. This process of opening a port is frequently called a port forward, since you are forwarding a port from the internet to your home network.
The basic process to open a port is:
- Setup a static IP address on either your computer or device that you want to forward a port to.
- Login to your Allied Telesyn AR240E router.
- Navigate to the port forwarding section.
- Click the Security link.
- Click the NAT link.
- Click the Add Reserved Mapping button.
- Create a port forward entry.
While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Allied Telesyn AR240E router.
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It is important to setup a static ip address in the device that you are forwarding a port to. This ensures that your ports will remain open even after your device reboots.
- Recommended - Our free Static IP Setter will set up a static IP address for you.
- Another way to get a permanent IP address is to set up a DHCP reservation.
- Or, manually create a static ip address with our Static IP Guides.
This step is important because you want a permanent IP address in your device. If you do not set up a permanent IP address in your device, then when you device reboots it may get a new IP address.
Now we are going to login to your Allied Telesyn AR240E router. Your router has a web interface, so you will login to it using your web browser. This can be either Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Edge. It usually does not matter which browser you choose to use.
Open up your web browser and find the address bar. It should look something like this:
Above is an example of what a web browser address bar looks like. Find the address bar in your router and type in your router's IP address.
The default Allied Telesyn AR240E IP Address is: http://192.168.1.1:8080
After entering the IP address of your router you can simply press enter. If all goes well you will see the following screen:
You should see a box prompting you for your username and password.
- The Default Allied Telesyn AR240E Router Username is: manager
- The Default Allied Telesyn AR240E Router Password is: friend
Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your Allied Telesyn AR240E router.
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If you still can't login to your router because you forgot your Allied Telesyn AR240E router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Allied Telesyn AR240E router back to its factory settings.
Now we need to find the port forwarding section in your router. Here's how you do it. Starting from the first page in your router:
Click the Security link near the left of the page.
Click the NAT link.
If NAT is not enabled, you do not have to do port forwarding. Your router is setup as a bridge. You get your IP addresses directly from your ISP. If the software you are trying to run does not work, your ISP may be blocking those ports. You should make sure those ports are allowed through any firewall you may have on your device. If NAT is enabled, you should see a Add Reserved Mapping button on this page. Go ahead and click that button now.
Here are the ports to forward for Xbox Live:
- TCP Ports: 3074
- UDP Ports: 3074
If you are looking for the ports for a different application you can find it by either:
- Browsing our List of Games
- Check out our our List of Games by Genre
- See our List of all Applications
Try putting http://192.168.1.1:8080 in the Global IP Address box. http://192.168.1.1:8080 is a special number that stands for any assigned IP address. When you enter that number it means any external IP address that has been assigned to your router will work. If that does not work you will have to enter your external IP address manually, which can be a problem because your external IP address may change often. If it changes then those ports will not be forwarded properly anymore.
You need to enter the IP address that you are forwarding ports to in the Internal IP Address box. It's possible for this to be either the IP address of your computer or any other IP address on your network that you want ports forwarded to.
Select the required protocol for these ports from the Protocol dropdown box.
In the Port Number box put the port to forward.
Click the Apply button when you are all done.
When you're finished, click Save Configuration near the left of the screen to save your changes.
Test if Your Ports are Open
Now that you have forwarded ports on the Allied Telesyn AR240E you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.
To test if your port has been properly forwarded, you can use our Network Utilities tool, which includes a free Open Port Checker. Our Open Port Check tool is the only online port checking tool with Guaranteed Results.
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