Forwarding Ports for FileMaker Pro Advanced 5 on Your Router.

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The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for FileMaker Pro Advanced 5 are:

FileMaker Pro Advanced 5 - PC

  • TCP: 5003
  • UDP: 5003

Setting Up a Port Forward for FileMaker Pro Advanced 5

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use FileMaker Pro Advanced 5. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to FileMaker Pro Advanced 5.

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

Before You Forward a Port

Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:

Find Your Router's IP Address

To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. 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.

Forwarding a Port for FileMaker Pro Advanced 5

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. Our Network Utilities software allows you to add port forwards and also remove them when you no longer need them to maximize your network security.

Alternatively you can do it by hand. The way to forward 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 5:

List of Routers - Customized for FileMaker Pro Advanced 5

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for FileMaker Pro Advanced 5.

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