Forwarding Ports in a Digicom Michelangelo Home 54 Router

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

Digicom Michelangelo-Home-54 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 Digicom Michelangelo Home 54 router.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section.
    • Click the Advanced link.
    • Click on Firewall Services.
    • Click the Add button.
  4. Create a port forward entry.

While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Digicom Michelangelo-Home-54 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 Digicom Michelangelo-Home-54 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 Digicom Michelangelo Home 54 IP Address is: 192.168.0.1

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

Digicom Michelangelo-Home-54
Digicom Michelangelo-Home-54.

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 Digicom Michelangelo-Home-54 router.

Digicom Usernames and Passwords

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

If you still can't login to your router because you forgot your Digicom Michelangelo-Home-54 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Digicom Michelangelo-Home-54 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:

Digicom Michelangelo-Home-54
Digicom Michelangelo-Home-54.

Click the Advanced link near the left of the page.

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

Digicom Michelangelo-Home-54
Digicom Michelangelo-Home-54.

Click the Add button near the bottom of the page.

Digicom Michelangelo-Home-54
Digicom Michelangelo-Home-54.

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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You need to name this entry in the Name 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.

From the Type box select the protocol for the ports that you want to forward.

If you are forwarding a range of ports separated by a hyphen then enter the lowest number of that range into the Start Port box and the highest number of that range into the Finish Port box. If you are only forwarding a single port number then enter that number into both the Start Port and the Finish Port boxes.

Click the Save button when you are all done.

Click the Virutal Servers link near the left of the page.

Digicom Michelangelo-Home-54 port forward
Digicom Michelangelo-Home-54 port forward.

Select Name from the Servers list.

Put a checkmark in the Enable checkbox.

Use the PC (Server) box to choose a device to forward ports to. This box contains a list of device names that are visible on your network.

Click the Save button.

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 Digicom Michelangelo-Home-54 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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