Cisco EA2700 Port Forwarding Instructions

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This page will show you how to setup a port forward on the Cisco EA2700 router.

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

Other Cisco EA2700 Guides

This is the port forwarding guide for the Cisco EA2700.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Configure your Computer to Have a Static IP Address

Port forwarding the Cisco EA2700 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 Cisco EA2700

To get started forwarding a port you need to login to your Cisco EA2700 router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Cisco EA2700, follow our Cisco EA2700 Login Guide.

Forward a Port on the Cisco EA2700 router

Find The Port Forwarding Section of the Cisco EA2700

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This is the status page from your Cisco router.

Beginning on the Status page of the Cisco EA2700 router, tick the choice at the top of the page labeled Applications & Gaming.

At this point, you are given two options for port forwarding. If you are forwarding a single port, tick the option of Single Port Forwarding. If you are forwarding a range of ports, tick the option of Port Range Forwarding.

Configure the Port Forwarding section of your Cisco EA2700

Now to forward a port, make the following changes:

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This is the virtual server page from your Cisco router.

To Forward a Single Port:

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This is the port forwarding page from your Cisco router.

To Forward a Range of Ports:

Congrats, you did it!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Cisco EA2700 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 Cisco EA2700 Info

Don't forget about our other Cisco EA2700 info that you might be interested in.

This is the port forwarding guide for the Cisco EA2700.We also have the following guides for the same router: