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How to Open Ports in a Telkom MPC850 Router

Telkom MPC850 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 Telkom MPC850 router.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section.
    • Click the Basic Config link.
    • Click on PAT.
  4. Create a port forward entry.

While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Telkom MPC850 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 Telkom MPC850 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:


192.168.10.200

In the picture above the address bar has 192.168.10.200 in it. Just replace all of that with the IP address of your Telkom MPC850 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: 192.168.10.200

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

Telkom MPC850

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

  • The Default Telkom MPC850 Router Username is: root
  • The Default Telkom MPC850 Router Password is: root

Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your Telkom MPC850 router.

Telkom Usernames and Passwords

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

If you still can't login to your router because you forgot your Telkom MPC850 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Telkom MPC850 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:

Telkom MPC850

Click the Basic Config link near the left of the page.

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

Telkom MPC850 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:

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

The default for Interface is set to LAN. Leave it like this.

Put a name for this forward in the Service 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.

Enter the port to forward into both the Port Number and the Server Port Number boxes.

Enter the IP address that you want to forward these ports to into the Server IP Address box. Note that 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 instead.

Click the Add button when you are finished.

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

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Telkom MPC850 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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