Belkin F9K1002 Port Forwarding Instructions

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This page will show you how to setup a port forward on the Belkin F9K1002 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 F9K1002 Guides

This is the port forwarding guide for the Belkin F9K1002 v3.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Configure your Computer to Have a Static IP Address

Port forwarding the Belkin F9K1002 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 F9K1002

To get started forwarding a port you need to login to your Belkin F9K1002 router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Belkin F9K1002, follow our Belkin F9K1002 Login Guide.

Forward a Port on the Belkin F9K1002 router

Find The Port Forwarding Section of the Belkin F9K1002

router status mac address internet IP
This is the status page from your Belkin router.

Now that you have logged into the Belkin F9K1002v3 and are on the Status page, find the choice on the left labeled Virtual Servers. Click this link.

Configure the Port Forwarding section of your Belkin F9K1002

Now to forward a port, make the following changes:

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This is the port forwarding page from your Belkin router.

You are now on a page like the one you see above. Place a check in the box labeled Enable.

In the Description box enter the name of the program. It is not especially important what you enter here, but something that helps you remember why you are forwarding these ports would be a good idea.

If you are forwarding a range of ports enter the lowest number of the range in the left box of Inbound port and Private port. Enter the highest number of the range in the right box of both the Inbound port and the Private port. If you are forwarding only one port, enter that number in all four boxes.

Choose from the drop down menu labeled Type, the type of protocol you want to use to forward your ports.

Last, but far from least is the Private IP address. Enter the IP address you are forwarding these ports to. For instance, if you are forwarding some ports to run a program on a computer, be sure to use that computer's IP address here.

That's it, you're done! Before you exit, click Add and Apply Changes.

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Belkin F9K1002 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 F9K1002 Info

Don't forget about our other Belkin F9K1002 info that you might be interested in.

This is the port forwarding guide for the Belkin F9K1002 v3.We also have the following guides for the same router: