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Simple Mecer E5104N2 Router Port Forwarding

Mecer E5104N2 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 Mecer E5104N2 router.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section.
    • Click the Firewall button.
    • Click on Port Forwarding.
  4. Create a port forward entry.

While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Mecer E5104N2 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 Mecer E5104N2 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:


192.168.1.1

In the picture above the address bar has 192.168.1.1 in it. Just replace all of that with the IP address of your Mecer E5104N2 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: 192.168.1.1

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 Mecer E5104N2 Router Username is: admin
  • The Default Mecer E5104N2 Router Password is: password

Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your Mecer E5104N2 router.

Mecer Usernames and Passwords

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

If you still can't login to your router because you forgot your Mecer E5104N2 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Mecer E5104N2 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 Firewall button near the top of the page.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Port Forwarding.

Mecer E5104N2 port forward

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:

From the Protocol box select the protocol for the ports that you want to forward.

You need to name this entry in the Comment box. The name does not make any difference in the forward; it's just there so that you can remember later why you setup this forward.

In the Enable checkbox put a checkmark.

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

If you are forwarding a range of ports, enter the lowest number of that range into the left hand Local Port and Public Port boxes. Then enter the highest number of that range into the right hand Local Port and Public Port boxes.

If you are forwarding a single port, enter that port number into both of the Local Port and both of the Public Port boxes.

Click the **** button when you are all done.

Your ports should now be open. It is time to test them.

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Mecer E5104N2 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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