How to Create a Port Forward in Your Router for FileMaker Pro Advanced 10

Thumbnail image of Port Forward Staff
Port Forward Staff
Last Updated: | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The following ports need to be forwarded for FileMaker Pro Advanced 10:

FileMaker Pro Advanced 10 - PC

  • TCP: 5003
  • UDP: 5003

Forwarding Ports for FileMaker Pro Advanced 10

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use FileMaker Pro Advanced 10. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to FileMaker Pro Advanced 10.

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

Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port

Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:

Find the IP Address of Your Router

We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.

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

How To Set Up Port Forwarding for FileMaker Pro Advanced 10

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The process for forwarding 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 Advanced 10:

List of Routers - Customized for FileMaker Pro Advanced 10

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

More From Port Forward