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 v4.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.

Now that you have finished logging into the Belkin F9K1002v4 you are taken to the Status page of the router. Click the link on the left labeled Virtual Servers. It is located 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 a page similar to the page you see above. Click the box labeled Enable.

Then in the Description box enter the name of the program or something similar that helps you to remember in the future why you are forwarding these ports.

If you are forwarding a range of ports, enter this in the box labeled Inbound port and also Private port. Enter it in a format like 22-29, with the lowest number first, dash, highest number last. If you are forwarding a single port, enter this number in both the Inbound port and Private port.

In the drop down menu labeled Type, pick the type of protocol you are going to use to forward these ports.

Next is the Private IP address. Enter the IP address you are forwarding these ports to. For example, if you are forwarding these ports to run a program on your computer, enter that computer's IP address in this box.

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 v4.We also have the following guides for the same router: