The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Tieline Genie STL / Merlin are:
Tieline Genie STL / Merlin - Internet of Things
- TCP: 8999, 9002, 9012
- UDP: 8999-9003, 9010-9013, 9020-9023
Set Up a Port Forward for Tieline Genie STL / Merlin
You may need to forward ports in your router when you use Tieline Genie STL / Merlin. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to Tieline Genie STL / Merlin.
Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:
- Your router's IP address.
- Your device's IP address.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
How To Forward Ports for Tieline Genie STL / Merlin
The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. With Network Utilities, you can easily forward ports and also un-forward ports quickly so that you can keep your network up to date with the ports that you need forwarded and maximize your network security.
Alternatively you can do it by hand. The way to forward a port is:
- You can start by logging in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Put your device's IP address in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for Tieline Genie STL / Merlin in the corresponding boxes in your router.
Some routers need to be rebooted in order for the changes to be saved.
You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for Tieline Genie STL / Merlin:
List of Routers - Customized for Tieline Genie STL / Merlin
That's all it takes to forward your ports for Tieline Genie STL / Merlin.