Dlink DI-604 Port Forwarding Instructions

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This page will show you how to setup a port forward on the Dlink DI-604 router.

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

Other Dlink DI-604 Guides

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DI-604 v2.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Configure your Computer to Have a Static IP Address

Port forwarding the Dlink DI-604 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 Dlink DI-604

To get started forwarding a port you need to login to your Dlink DI-604 router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Dlink DI-604, follow our Dlink DI-604 Login Guide.

Forward a Port on the Dlink DI-604 router

Find The Port Forwarding Section of the Dlink DI-604

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This is the setup page from your Dlink router.

Starting on the Home page of the Dlink DI-604v2 router, choose the option at the top of the page labeled Advanced.

A new set of choices now appears to the left, in the sidebar. Pick the link titled Virtual Server.

Configure the Port Forwarding section of your Dlink DI-604

Now to forward a port, make the following changes:

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This is the port forwarding page from your Dlink router.

First, tick the radio button titled Enabled.

Second, use the Name box, to enter the name of the program you want to forward this port for. This is for your future reference.

In the next box, labeled Private IP, enter the LAN IP address of the specific computer you want to forward these ports to.

Then, below that, use the Protocol Type drop down menu to choose the type of protocol you need to use to forward this port.

Now, enter the port number in the Private Port box. Enter that same number again in the Public Port box.

Tick the Always radio button next to Schedule.

Click the green Apply button when you are finished.

Congratulations, you did it!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Dlink DI-604 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 Dlink DI-604 Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DI-604 info that you might be interested in.

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DI-604 v2.We also have the following guides for the same router: