Opening Ports for FileMaker Pro Advanced 4 using Your Router

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The following ports need to be forwarded for FileMaker Pro Advanced 4:

FileMaker Pro Advanced 4 - PC

  • TCP: 5003
  • UDP: 5003

Forward Ports for FileMaker Pro Advanced 4

When you use FileMaker Pro Advanced 4 you may need to forward ports in your router. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to FileMaker Pro Advanced 4.

Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.

Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port

You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.

We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.

Forwarding a Port for FileMaker Pro Advanced 4

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

Alternatively you can do it by hand. The normal 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 Advanced 4:

List of Routers - Customized for FileMaker Pro Advanced 4

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for FileMaker Pro Advanced 4.

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