The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a Kingwave KW3290 device are:
Kingwave KW3290 - PC
- TCP: 67, 68, 80
Set Up a Port Forward for a Kingwave KW3290 device
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a Kingwave KW3290 device. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to a Kingwave KW3290 device.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- Your router's IP address.
- Your NAS's internal IP address.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find Your Router's IP Address
You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
Setting Up a Port Forward for a Kingwave KW3290 device
A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. 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.
You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The way to forward a port is:
- You can start by logging in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Put your NAS's IP address in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for a Kingwave KW3290 device in the corresponding boxes in your router.
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 a Kingwave KW3290 device:
List of Routers - Customized for Kingwave KW3290
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a Kingwave KW3290 device.