Creating a Port Forward in Your Router for FileMaker Server Advanced 7

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

The ports that need to be forwarded for FileMaker Server Advanced 7 are listed here:

FileMaker Server Advanced 7 - PC

  • TCP: 5003
  • UDP: 5003

Setting Up a Port Forward for FileMaker Server Advanced 7

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use FileMaker Server Advanced 7. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to FileMaker Server Advanced 7.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.

Before You Forward a Port

Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:

Locate Your Router's IP Address

To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. 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 Server Advanced 7

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them.

Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. 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 Advanced 7:

List of Routers - Customized for FileMaker Server Advanced 7

That's all it takes to forward your ports for FileMaker Server Advanced 7.

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