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:
- The IP address of your router.
- Your computer's IP address.
- A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
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:
- Begin by logging in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Put the IP address of your computer in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for FileMaker Pro 11 in the corresponding boxes in your router.
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.