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Fastest Planet XRT-401D Router Open Port Guide

Planet XRT-401D 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 Planet XRT-401D router.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section.
    • Click the General Setup button.
    • Click the NAT link.
    • Click the Port Forwarding or the Virtual Server button to forward ports.
  4. Create a port forward entry.

While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Planet XRT-401D 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 Planet XRT-401D 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 Planet XRT-401D 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:

Planet XRT-401D

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

  • The Default Planet XRT-401D Router Username is: admin
  • The Default Planet XRT-401D Router Password is: 1234

Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your Planet XRT-401D router.

Planet Usernames and Passwords

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

If you still can't login to your router because you forgot your Planet XRT-401D router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Planet XRT-401D 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:

Planet XRT-401D

Click the General Setup button near the left of the page.

Planet XRT-401D

Click the NAT link near the left of the page.

Planet XRT-401D

This router has two different sections that allow you to forward ports. One section allows you to forward a range of ports, and the other allows you to forward a single port. To forward a range of ports, click Port Forwarding. To forward a single port, click Virtual Server.

Planet XRT-401D 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:

Forwarding a Port Range

Verify that you have the Enable Port Forwarding checkbox checked.

Enter the IP address that you want to forward these ports to in the Private IP box. You can enter either the IP address of your computer or the IP address of another computer or device on your network.

In the Type box select the protocol that you want to forward these ports over.

If you are forwarding a single port, enter that port number into the Left Port Range and the Right Port Range boxes. If you are forwarding a range of ports, enter the lowest number of that range into the Left Port Range box. Then enter the highest number of that range into the Right Port Range box.

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.

Click the Add button when you are all done.

Forwarding a Single Port

Verify that you have the Enable Virtual Server checkbox checked.

Enter the IP address that you want to forward these ports to in the Private IP box. You can enter either the IP address of your computer or the IP address of another computer or device on your network.

Enter the same port number to be forwarded into the Private Port and the Public Port boxes.

From the Type 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.

When you are all done click the Add button.

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 Planet XRT-401D 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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