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 v1.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

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This is the status page from your Belkin router.

You have already logged into the Belkin F9K1002v1 and are on the Status page. This is where we start. On the left you see a list of links, find and click the one labeled Virtual Servers, it is right under Firewall.

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.

This takes you to the Firewall>Virtual Servers page of the Belkin F9K1002v1. In the large box with rows of numbers and boxes, find the first empty line and place a check in the box marked Enable.

To the right of that is the Description box. Enter something that helps you remember why you are forwarding these ports, a program name would be a good idea.

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

The next box is the protocol Type. Use this drop down menu to choose the type of protocol you want to use to forward these ports.

In the Private IP address box you need to enter the IP address that you are forwarding these ports to. For example if you are forwarding ports to run a program on computer A, then you need to enter computer A's IP address in this box.

All there is left to do is click Add near the top of the page, and Apply Changes, which can also be found at the top of the page.

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 v1.We also have the following guides for the same router: