Zhone 6519-A2 Router Port Forwarding Guide

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Zhone 6519-A2-XXXX 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 Zhone 6519-A2 router.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section.
    • Click the Advanced Setup link.
    • Click on NAT.
    • Click on Virtual Servers.
    • Click the Add button.
  4. Create a port forward entry.

While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Zhone 6519-A2-XXXX 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.

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 Zhone 6519-A2-XXXX 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:

Image of a browser address bar
Browser address bar

Above is an example of what a web browser address bar looks like. Find the address bar in your router and type in your router's IP address.

The default Zhone 6519-A2 IP Address is: 192.168.1.1

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

Zhone 6519-A2-XXXX Login
Screenshot of Zhone 6519-A2-XXXX Login.

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

Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your Zhone 6519-A2-XXXX router.

Zhone Usernames and Passwords

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

If you still can't login to your router because you forgot your Zhone 6519-A2-XXXX router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Zhone 6519-A2-XXXX 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:

Zhone 6519-A2-XXXX Device Info
Screenshot of Zhone 6519-A2-XXXX Device Info.

Click the Advanced Setup link near the left of the page.

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

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

Zhone 6519-A2-XXXX Virtual Servers
Screenshot of Zhone 6519-A2-XXXX Virtual Servers.

Click the Add button near the center of the page.

Zhone 6519-A2-XXXX Virtual Servers Add
Screenshot of Zhone 6519-A2-XXXX Virtual Servers Add.

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:

Select the Custom Service radio button.

Make up a name to put in the Custom Service 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.

Enter the IP address of the device that you want to forward ports to into the Server IP Address box. This can be either the IP address of your computer or the IP address of another device on your network.

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 all done click the Apply/Save 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 6519-A2-XXXX 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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