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NetBox Blue Corporate Router Open Port Instructions

NetBox Blue Corporate 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 NetBox Blue Corporate router.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section.
    • Click the Advanced 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 NetBox Blue Corporate 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 NetBox Blue Corporate 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:


172.16.1.2

In the picture above the address bar has 172.16.1.2 in it. Just replace all of that with the IP address of your NetBox Blue Corporate 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: 172.16.1.2

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

Corporate NetBox Blue unknown unknown 172.16.1.2 NetBox Blue Corporate NetBox,Blue,Corporate 20 0 english NetBox Blue Corporate

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

  • The Default NetBox Blue Corporate Router Username is: unknown
  • The Default NetBox Blue Corporate Router Password is: unknown

Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your NetBox Blue Corporate router.

NetBox Blue Usernames and Passwords

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

If you still can't login to your router because you forgot your NetBox Blue Corporate router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your NetBox Blue Corporate 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:

NetBox Blue Corporate

Click the Advanced Firewall button near the left of the page.

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

NetBox Blue Corporate 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.

Put the ports to forward into the From Port(s) and To Port(s) box.

You can enter the ports as a list 23,24,25, a range 500-600, or a combination of both 23,45,500-600.

Enter the IP address to forward these ports to into the To Host box. If you are forwarding ports so you can run a program on a device other than your computer then you can enter your device's IP address into that box.

Click the Update 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 NetBox Blue Corporate 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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