Open Ports on Your Router for FileMaker Pro 10

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The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for FileMaker Pro 10 are:

FileMaker Pro 10 - PC

  • TCP: 5003
  • UDP: 5003

Setting Up a Port Forward for FileMaker Pro 10

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use FileMaker Pro 10. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to FileMaker Pro 10.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.

Before You Forward a Port

You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:

Locate Your Router's IP Address

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.

Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.

How To Set Up Port Forwarding for FileMaker Pro 10

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them.

Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The way to forward a port is:

Usually you have to reboot your router in order to save the changes.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for FileMaker Pro 10:

List of Routers - Customized for FileMaker Pro 10

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for FileMaker Pro 10.

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