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Simple Sierra Wireless Overdrive Pro Router Port Forwarding Instructions

Sierra Wireless Overdrive_Pro 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 Sierra Wireless Overdrive Pro router.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section.
    • Click the Advanced Settings button.
    • Click the Router button.
    • Click on Port Forward.
  4. Create a port forward entry.

While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Sierra Wireless Overdrive_Pro 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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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 Sierra Wireless Overdrive_Pro 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 Sierra Wireless Overdrive_Pro 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:

Sierra Wireless Overdrive_Pro

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

  • The Default Sierra Wireless Overdrive Pro Router Username is: none
  • The Default Sierra Wireless Overdrive Pro Router Password is: admin

Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your Sierra Wireless Overdrive_Pro router.

Sierra Wireless Usernames and Passwords

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

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

Sierra Wireless Overdrive_Pro

Click the Advanced Settings button near the top of the page.

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Click the Router button near the top of the page.

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

Sierra Wireless Overdrive_Pro 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:

Put a name for this forward in the Application 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.

If you are forwarding a range of ports separated by a hyphen then enter the lowest number of that range into the Start box and the highest number of that range into the End box. If you are only forwarding a single port number then enter that number into both the Start and the End boxes.

Select the protocol type of the ports you are forwarding from the Protocol box.

Enter the IP address to forward these ports to into the IP Address 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.

Put a checkmark in the Enable checkbox.

Click the Add button when you are all done.

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 Sierra Wireless Overdrive_Pro 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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