Fastest Comtrend CT-5367 Router Port Forwarding Guide

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Comtrend CT-5367 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:

  1. Setup a static IP address on either your computer or device that you want to forward a port to.
  2. Login to your Comtrend CT-5367 router.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section.
    • Click the Advanced Setup link.
    • Click on NAT.
    • Click on Virtual Servers.
    • Click the Add link.
  4. Create a port forward entry.

While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Comtrend CT-5367 router.

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Step 1

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.

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.

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Step 2

Now we are going to login to your Comtrend CT-5367 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:

Image of a browser address bar
Browser address bar

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 Comtrend CT-5367 IP Address is: 192.168.1.1

After entering the IP address of your router you can simply press enter. If all goes well you will see the following screen:

Comtrend CT-5367
Comtrend CT-5367.

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

Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your Comtrend CT-5367 router.

Comtrend Usernames and Passwords

If your username and password do not work then please visit our Default Comtrend Router Passwords page.

If you still can't login to your router because you forgot your Comtrend CT-5367 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Comtrend CT-5367 router back to its factory settings.

Step 3

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:

Comtrend CT-5367
Comtrend CT-5367.

Click the Advanced Setup link near the left of the page.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click NAT.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Virtual Servers.

Comtrend CT-5367
Comtrend CT-5367.

Click the Add link near the top of the page.

Comtrend CT-5367
Comtrend CT-5367.

Step 4

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:

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Make sure that the Custom Service radio button is selected.

You need to name this entry in the following box. The name does not make any difference in the forward; it's just there so that you can remember later why you setup this forward.

Enter the IP address that you are forwarding ports to in the Server IP Address box. This is either the IP address of a computer or the IP address of another device on your network.

If you are forwarding a single port, enter that port number into the External Port Start, External Port End, Internal Port Start and Internal Port End boxes. If you are forwarding a range of ports, enter the lowest number of the range into the External Port Start and Internal Port Start boxes. Then enter the highest number of the range into the External Port End and Internal Port End boxes.

Use the Protocol dropdown box to select the protocol type of the ports you are forwarding.

Click the Save / Apply button when you are finished.

Your ports should now be open. It is time to test them.

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Comtrend CT-5367 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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