How to Port Forward in Your Router for FileMaker Pro 11

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for FileMaker Pro 11:

FileMaker Pro 11 - PC

  • TCP: 5003
  • UDP: 5003

Setting Up a Port Forward for FileMaker Pro 11

When you use FileMaker Pro 11 you might need to forward some ports in your router. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to FileMaker Pro 11.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.

Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port

Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:

How to 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.

We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.

How To Forward Ports for FileMaker Pro 11

You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. With Network Utilities, you can easily forward ports and also un-forward ports quickly so that you can keep your network up to date with the ports that you need forwarded and maximize your network security.

You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:

Some routers need to be rebooted in order for the changes to be saved.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for FileMaker Pro 11:

List of Routers - Customized for FileMaker Pro 11

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for FileMaker Pro 11.

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