how do i open ports on my router?

This is a discussion on how do i open ports on my router? within the Tech Board forums, part of the Community Boards category; i need to open port 80 so peopel can go to my apache website but i dont knwo how because ...

  1. #1
    Geo Geo Geo-Fry
    Join Date
    Feb 2003
    Posts
    116

    how do i open ports on my router?

    i need to open port 80 so peopel can go to my apache website but i dont knwo how because my router blocks it. i tried going to the router config page but it didnt work. in general, how does one open ports on wireless routers?
    "You can lead a man to Congress, but you can't make him think."
    "The Grand Old Duke of York
    -He had ten thousand men.
    -His case comes up next week."
    "Roses are red, violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I."
    "A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing."
    "More and more of our imports are coming from overseas."
    --George W. Bush
    "If it weren't for electricity, we'd all be wacthing TV by candlelight."
    --George W. Bush

  2. #2
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Posts
    8
    Im guessing its a linksys wifi router, so go to http://192.168.1.1 and defualt user and password are both admin. once there set your computers private IP (192.168.1.*somethin) as dmz host, then go to port forwarding and forward port 80 to your private IP (192.168.1.*someting again) then you shuld be set

    for people to access your server direct them to your public IP (the one that doesnt start with 192)

  3. #3
    C++ Developer XSquared's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2002
    Location
    Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    2,718
    You don't need DMZ host and port forwarding. DMZ host forwards everything that comes in to that PC, regardless of which port it is on. YOu should just need to open port 80. If you don't have a copy of the manual, some manufacturers post them on their website in PDF format.
    Naturally I didn't feel inspired enough to read all the links for you, since I already slaved away for long hours under a blistering sun pressing the search button after typing four whole words! - Quzah

    You. Fetch me my copy of the Wall Street Journal. You two, fight to the death - Stewie

Popular pages Recent additions subscribe to a feed

Similar Threads

  1. open ports in linux
    By sudu in forum Networking/Device Communication
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-11-2006, 04:30 PM
  2. Unknown Memory Leak in Init() Function
    By CodeHacker in forum Windows Programming
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 07-09-2004, 09:54 AM
  3. Damn router
    By RoD in forum Tech Board
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 05-04-2004, 02:27 PM
  4. XP and open ports...
    By Korn1699 in forum A Brief History of Cprogramming.com
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 02-22-2002, 06:02 PM
  5. Ghost in the CD Drive
    By Natase in forum A Brief History of Cprogramming.com
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 10-12-2001, 05:38 PM

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21