Forwarding Ports for FileMaker Pro 7 on Your Router.

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

The ports that need to be forwarded for FileMaker Pro 7 are listed here:

FileMaker Pro 7 - PC

  • TCP: 5003
  • UDP: 5003

Set Up a Port Forward for FileMaker Pro 7

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use FileMaker Pro 7. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to FileMaker Pro 7.

Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. A port forward can overcome this limitation.

Before You Forward a Port

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

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.

You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.

Setting Up a Port Forward for FileMaker Pro 7

You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. Network Utilities lets you manage port forwards by putting them in when you need them and also removing the ones that you no longer need which maximized network security.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:

Frequently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for FileMaker Pro 7:

List of Routers - Customized for FileMaker Pro 7

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for FileMaker Pro 7.

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