The following ports need to be forwarded for FileMaker Pro Advanced 3:
FileMaker Pro Advanced 3 - PC
- TCP: 5003
- UDP: 5003
Forward Ports for FileMaker Pro Advanced 3
You may need to forward ports in your router when you use FileMaker Pro Advanced 3. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to FileMaker Pro Advanced 3.
Routers generally do not 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:
- Your router's IP address.
- The IP address of your computer.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
Setting Up a Port Forward for FileMaker Pro Advanced 3
We have Network Utilities software that can 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 way to forward a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Put the IP address of your computer in the proper box in your router.
- It is now time to type the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for FileMaker Pro Advanced 3 in the correct boxes in your router.
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 3:
List of Routers - Customized for FileMaker Pro Advanced 3
That's all it takes to forward your ports for FileMaker Pro Advanced 3.