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How to Port Forward a Level One FBR 1100TX Router

Level One FBR-1100TX routers include a very basic firewall that helps protect your home network form unwanted access from the internet. Since this firewall blocks incoming connections you may need open a port through it for certain games and applications. This process of opening a port is frequently called a port forward, since you are forwarding a port from the internet to your home network.

The basic process to open a port is:

  1. Setup a static IP address on either your computer or device that you want to forward a port to.
  2. Login to your Level One FBR 1100TX router.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section.
    • Click the Advanced Internet link.
    • Click the User-Defined Virtual Servers link.
  4. Create a port forward entry.

While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Level One FBR-1100TX router.



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Step 1

It is important to setup a static ip address in the device that you are forwarding a port to. This ensures that your ports will remain open even after your device reboots.

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  • Or follow our Static IP Address guides to setup a static IP address.

After setting up a static ip address on your devices you need to login to your router.

Step 2

Now we are going to login to your Level One FBR-1100TX router. Your router has a web interface, so you will login to it using your web browser. This can be either Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Edge. It usually does not matter which browser you choose to use.

Open up your web browser and find the address bar. It should look something like this:


192.168.0.1

In the picture above the address bar has 192.168.0.1 in it. Just replace all of that with the IP address of your Level One FBR-1100TX router. Your router's IP address can also be refered to as your computer's default gateway.

By default the IP address is set to: 192.168.0.1

After entering the IP address of your router you can simply press enter. If all goes well you will see the following screen:

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You should see a box prompting you for your username and password.

  • The Default Level One FBR 1100TX Router Username is: NOLOGIN
  • The Default Level One FBR 1100TX Router Password is: NOLOGIN

Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your Level One FBR-1100TX router.

Level One Usernames and Passwords

If your username and password do not work then please visit our Default Level One Router Passwords page.

If you still can't login to your router because you forgot your Level One FBR-1100TX router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Level One FBR-1100TX router back to its factory settings.

Step 3

Now we need to find the port forwarding section in your router. Here's how you do it. Starting from the first page in your router:

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Click the Advanced Internet link near the left of the page.

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Click the User-Defined Virtual Servers link near the bottom of the page.

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Step 4

Here are the ports to forward for Xbox Live:

TCP Ports:3074
UDP Ports:3074

If you are looking for the ports for a different application you can find it by either:

Click the Clear Form button.

Put a name for this forward in the Name box so that you can remember why you set this forward up. The name does not matter so pick something that has meaning to you.

Make sure that the Enable checkbox is checked.

Enter the IP address of the device that you want to forward ports to into the IP Address box. This can be either the IP address of your computer or the IP address of another device on your network.

Use the Protocol dropdown box to select the protocol type of the ports you are forwarding.

In the Internal Port No. box enter the port to forward.

Leave the External Port No. box blank.

When you are finished, click the Add button.

Most people will never need to use this, but I'm going to explain why they have Internal Port and External Port here.

The Internal Port and External Port entries are actually rather useful. They are there so you can direct traffic at two devices on your network.

Let's say that you have two devices running Ftp servers on your network. Let's call these devices device one(192.168.0.1) and device two(192.168.0.1).

Let's also say both these ftp servers are running on port 21. Okay we setup your router to forward port 21 to device one(192.168.0.1:21).

So every external IP address request from ftp goes to device one. How do we get to the second device? Well the Internal Port and External Port entries allow us to specify another outside port to connect to our internal port 21. Lets make the additional port, port 30. We would now setup a rule in the router with the Public Port set to 30 and the Private port set to 21. The IP address in that rule would be 192.168.0.1. So when you wanted to ftp to device two you would specify port 30 in your ftp client.

The router would see these requests coming in on port 30 and forward them to (192.168.0.1:21). This would allow you to ftp to both devices.

Click the Advanced Internet link near the left of the page.

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Put a dot into the Virtual Servers Enable radio button.

When you're finished, click Save near the bottom of the screen to save your changes.

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Level One FBR-1100TX you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.

To test if your port has been properly forwarded, you can use our Network Utilities tool, which includes a free Open Port Checker. Our Open Port Check tool is the only online port checking tool with Guaranteed Results.

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