How to Port Forward a Efficient Siemens Speedstream 5100 Router

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

Efficient-Siemens Speedstream-5100v2 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 Efficient Siemens Speedstream 5100 router.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section.
    • Click the General Setup button.
    • Click the NAT link.
    • Click on Virtual Server.
  4. Create a port forward entry.

While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Efficient-Siemens Speedstream-5100v2 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.

After setting up a static ip address on your devices you need to login to your router.

Step 2

Now we are going to login to your Efficient-Siemens Speedstream-5100v2 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:

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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 Efficient Siemens Speedstream 5100 IP Address is: 192.168.2.1

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

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Screenshot of Efficient-Siemens Speedstream-5100v2.

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 Efficient-Siemens Speedstream-5100v2 router.

Efficient-Siemens Usernames and Passwords

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

If you still can't login to your router because you forgot your Efficient-Siemens Speedstream-5100v2 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Efficient-Siemens Speedstream-5100v2 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:

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Screenshot of Efficient-Siemens Speedstream-5100v2.

Click the General Setup button near the left of the page.

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Screenshot of Efficient-Siemens Speedstream-5100v2.

Click the NAT link near the left of the page.

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

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Screenshot of Efficient-Siemens Speedstream-5100v2 port forward.

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:

Enter the IP address that you want to forward these ports to in the Private IP box. You can enter either the IP address of your computer or the IP address of another computer or device on your network.

Enter the same port number to be forwarded into the Private Port and the Public Port boxes.

Select the protocol that you are forwarding in the Type radio button.

If you need both TCP and UDP forwarded then you need to create a duplicate configuration. One configuration has TCP selected and the other one has have UDP selected.

When you're finished, click Apply near the bottom of the screen to save your changes.

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Efficient-Siemens Speedstream-5100v2 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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