Creating a Port Forward in Your Router for HP MediaSmart Server EX495

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

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a HP MediaSmart Server EX495 device are:

HP MediaSmart Server EX495 - PC

  • TCP: 80, 139, 443, 445, 1138, 2869, 3389, 4125, 8912, 55000, 56000
  • UDP: 137-138, 1900, 8912, 10243, 10280-10284

Forwarding Ports for a HP MediaSmart Server EX495 device

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a HP MediaSmart Server EX495 device. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to a HP MediaSmart Server EX495 device.

Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.

Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port

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

Find the IP Address of Your Router

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. 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.

Setting Up a Port Forward for a HP MediaSmart Server EX495 device

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.

Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The process for forwarding a port is:

You probably will need 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 a HP MediaSmart Server EX495 device:

List of Routers - Customized for HP MediaSmart Server EX495

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a HP MediaSmart Server EX495 device.

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