Forward Ports on Your Router for FileMaker Pro Advanced

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

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

FileMaker Pro Advanced - PC

  • TCP: 5003
  • UDP: 5003

Set Up a Port Forward for FileMaker Pro Advanced

When you use FileMaker Pro Advanced 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.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

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

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.

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

How To Set Up Port Forwarding for FileMaker Pro Advanced

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.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The way to forward 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:

List of Routers - Customized for FileMaker Pro Advanced

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for FileMaker Pro Advanced.

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