Belkin F5D7234-4 Port Forwarding Instructions

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This page will show you how to setup a port forward on the Belkin F5D7234-4 router.

If you are not sure what port forwarding is you can read our What is Port Forwarding guide to help get started.

Other Belkin F5D7234-4 Guides

This is the port forwarding guide for the Belkin F5D7234-4 v1.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Configure your Computer to Have a Static IP Address

Port forwarding the Belkin F5D7234-4 to your computer can be more reliable if you first configure a static IP address on your computer. We have instructions to setup a static IP address for Windows 7, Windows 8, and a variety of other devices on our Static IP Address Settings page.

Please note that while setting up a static IP address on your computer is optional, it is still a very good idea to go ahead and do it. In the long run it will make your port forward much more reliable.

Login To The Belkin F5D7234-4

To get started forwarding a port you need to login to your Belkin F5D7234-4 router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Belkin F5D7234-4, follow our Belkin F5D7234-4 Login Guide.

Forward a Port on the Belkin F5D7234-4 router

Find The Port Forwarding Section of the Belkin F5D7234-4

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This is the status page from your Belkin router.

When logging into the Belkin F5D7234-4v1 you are first taken to the Status page. There is list of links on the left side of the page, click the one labeled Virtual Servers, which is under the heading of Firewall.

Configure the Port Forwarding section of your Belkin F5D7234-4

Now to forward a port, make the following changes:

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This is the port forwarding page from your Belkin router.

On this new page, find the small box labeled Enable, place a check mark in this box.

Next to that is the Description. Enter something that helps you remember why you are forwarding these ports, such as a program name.

If you are forwarding a single port, enter that number into both boxes under Inbound port and both boxes under Private port. If you are forwarding a range of ports, enter the lowest number in the left box of both Inbound and Private ports. Enter the highest number in both the right hand boxes of Inbound and Private ports.

Under the Type drop down menu, choose the type of protocol you want to use when forwarding these ports.

All you have left is the Private IP address. Type in the IP address you are forwarding these ports to in this box. For example if you are forwarding a port to run a specific program on your computer, you need to use that computer's IP address here.

Click Add, and near the bottom, Apply Changes.

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Belkin F5D7234-4 you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.

To test if your ports are forwarded you should use our Open Port Check tool.

Other Belkin F5D7234-4 Info

Don't forget about our other Belkin F5D7234-4 info that you might be interested in.

This is the port forwarding guide for the Belkin F5D7234-4 v1.We also have the following guides for the same router: