Fastest Zhone 6219-x1 Router Port Forwarding Instructions
Zhone 6219-x1-xxx 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:
- Setup a static IP address on either your computer or device that you want to forward a port to.
- Login to your Zhone 6219-x1 router.
- Navigate to the port forwarding section.
- Click the Advanced link.
- Click on Port Forwarding.
- Click the Add button.
- Create a port forward entry.
While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Zhone 6219-x1-xxx router.
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After setting up a static ip address on your devices you need to login to your router.
Now we are going to login to your Zhone 6219-x1-xxx 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:
In the picture above the address bar has 192.168.1.1 in it. Just replace all of that with the IP address of your Zhone 6219-x1-xxx 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: 192.168.1.1
You should see a box prompting you for your username and password.
- The Default Zhone 6219-x1 Router Username is: admin
- The Default Zhone 6219-x1 Router Password is: admin
Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your Zhone 6219-x1-xxx router.
Zhone Usernames and Passwords
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Click the Advanced link near the top of the page.
You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Port Forwarding.
Click the Add button near the bottom of the page.
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:
Pick the Custom Server radio button choice.
Make up a name to put in the Custom Server box. The name does not have any effect on the functionality of the forward, it's simply there so you can know why it was created.
Use the Schedule dropdown box to choose Always.
Enter the IP address that you are forwarding ports to in the Server IP Address box. This is either the IP address of a computer or the IP address of another device on your network.
Use the Inbound Filter dropdown box to pick Allow All.
If you are only forwarding a single port then you can enter that same port number into the External Port Start, External Port End, Internal Port Start and Internal Port End boxes. If you are forwarding a range of ports then you need to enter the lowest number of the range into the External Port Start and Internal Port Start boxes and the highest number of the range into the External Port End and Internal Port End boxes.
Select the protocol type of the ports you are forwarding from the Protocol box.
When you are finished, click the Apply 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 Zhone 6219-x1-xxx you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.
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