Dlink DI-774 Port Forwarding Instructions

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This page will show you how to setup a port forward on the Dlink DI-774 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-774 Guides

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DI-774.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Configure your Computer to Have a Static IP Address

Port forwarding the Dlink DI-774 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-774

To get started forwarding a port you need to login to your Dlink DI-774 router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Dlink DI-774, follow our Dlink DI-774 Login Guide.

Forward a Port on the Dlink DI-774 router

Find The Port Forwarding Section of the Dlink DI-774

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This is the setup page from your Dlink router.

You're first placed on the Home page of the Dlink DI-774 router. To forward a port, click the link at the top of the page labeled Advanced. Then look to the left, click Virtual Server in the left sidebar.

Configure the Port Forwarding section of your Dlink DI-774

Now to forward a port, make the following changes:

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This is the port forwarding page from your Dlink router.
  1. On this new page, tick the radio button of Enabled.
  2. Use the Name box to enter the name of the program you are forwarding this port for. This is for your future reference, so make it something that helps you remember why you are forwarding this port.
  3. Next is the Private IP. Enter the local IP address of the computer you are forwarding this port to. If you are unsure of your computer's IP address, What is my IP Address is a really good guide on how to find it.
  4. Then, use the Protocol Type drop down menu to select the type of protocol you need to use to forward this port.
  5. Now enter the port number in the Private Port box, and again in the Public Port box.
  6. Set the Schedule to Always.
  7. Click the green button labeled Apply.

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Dlink DI-774 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-774 Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DI-774 info that you might be interested in.

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DI-774.We also have the following guides for the same router: