Port Forwarding on Your Router for FileMaker Pro Advanced 2

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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 Advanced 2:

FileMaker Pro Advanced 2 - PC

  • TCP: 5003
  • UDP: 5003

Forwarding Ports for FileMaker Pro Advanced 2

When you use FileMaker Pro Advanced 2 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 Advanced 2.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

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

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.

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

How To Set Up Port Forwarding for FileMaker Pro Advanced 2

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. 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.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The way to forward 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 Advanced 2:

List of Routers - Customized for FileMaker Pro Advanced 2

That's all it takes to forward your ports for FileMaker Pro Advanced 2.

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