Forwarding Ports for FileMaker Pro Advanced 3 on Your Router.

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

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:

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:

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.

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