How to Port Forward in Your Router for FileMaker Pro Advanced 6

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The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for FileMaker Pro Advanced 6 are:

FileMaker Pro Advanced 6 - PC

  • TCP: 5003
  • UDP: 5003

Forward Ports for FileMaker Pro Advanced 6

When you use FileMaker Pro Advanced 6 you might need to forward some ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to FileMaker Pro Advanced 6.

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:

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.

If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.

How To Set Up Port Forwarding for FileMaker Pro Advanced 6

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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:

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 6:

List of Routers - Customized for FileMaker Pro Advanced 6

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for FileMaker Pro Advanced 6.

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