Dlink DI-704 Port Forwarding Instructions

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This page will show you how to setup a port forward on the Dlink DI-704 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-704 Guides

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DI-704.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Configure your Computer to Have a Static IP Address

Port forwarding the Dlink DI-704 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-704

To get started forwarding a port you need to login to your Dlink DI-704 router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Dlink DI-704, follow our Dlink DI-704 Login Guide.

Forward a Port on the Dlink DI-704 router

Find The Port Forwarding Section of the Dlink DI-704

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This is the status page from your Dlink router.

This guide starts on the Device Information page of the Dlink DI-704. To forward a port, click the Advanced link at the bottom of the page.

The links at the bottom of the page change. Tick the Virtual Server option.

Configure the Port Forwarding section of your Dlink DI-704

Now to forward a port, make the following changes:

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This is the port forwarding page from your Dlink router.

In the first row of empty boxes, enter the ports you want to forward in the Service Port box. These can be entered as a list, like 22,23,25, or a range, 500-600, or even a combination of both, 22,23,25,500-600.

Moving to the right, enter the internal IP address of the computer you are forwarding these ports to in the box labeled Server IP. If you are unsure of your computer's IP address, clicking the link of What is my IP Address takes you to our guide on how to find your computer's internal IP address.

Place a checkmark in the Enable box.

Don't forget to Save before you Log out.

That's all there is to it.

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Dlink DI-704 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-704 Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DI-704 info that you might be interested in.

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DI-704.We also have the following guides for the same router: