Fastest Etec PT-8411G Router Open Port Instructions

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

Etec PT-8411G 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 Etec PT-8411G router.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section.
    • Click the Advance link.
    • Click the Firewall link.
    • Click on Port Forwarding.
  4. Create a port forward entry.

While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Etec PT-8411G 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 Etec PT-8411G 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 Etec PT-8411G 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:

Etec PT-8411G
Screenshot of Etec PT-8411G.

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 Etec PT-8411G router.

Etec Usernames and Passwords

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

If you still can't login to your router because you forgot your Etec PT-8411G router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Etec PT-8411G 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:

Etec PT-8411G
Screenshot of Etec PT-8411G.

Click the Advance link near the top of the page.

Etec PT-8411G
Screenshot of Etec PT-8411G.

Click the Firewall link near the top of the page.

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

Etec PT-8411G port forward
Screenshot of Etec PT-8411G 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:

In the Enable checkbox put a checkmark.

Enter the name of the program into the Name box. It doesn't really matter what you put into this box, but something that will remind you why these ports are being forwarded is be a good idea.

You need to enter the IP address that you are forwarding ports to in the 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.

In the TCP Port and UDP Port box enter the ports to forward.

You can ports can be entered as a list 23,24,25, a range 500-600, or a combination of both 23,45,500-600.

Click the Add button when you are finished.

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

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Etec PT-8411G 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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