Forward Ports on Your Router for FileMaker Server 9

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

Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for FileMaker Server 9:

FileMaker Server 9 - PC

  • TCP: 5003
  • UDP: 5003

Set Up a Port Forward for FileMaker Server 9

When you use FileMaker Server 9 you might need to forward some ports in your router. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to FileMaker Server 9.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. By forwarding a port you 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

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

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

How To Forward Ports for FileMaker Server 9

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. 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 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 Server 9:

List of Routers - Customized for FileMaker Server 9

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for FileMaker Server 9.

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