Dlink DI-804HV Port Forwarding Instructions

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This page will show you how to setup a port forward on the Dlink DI-804HV 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-804HV Guides

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DI-804HV.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Configure your Computer to Have a Static IP Address

Port forwarding the Dlink DI-804HV 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-804HV

To get started forwarding a port you need to login to your Dlink DI-804HV router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Dlink DI-804HV, follow our Dlink DI-804HV Login Guide.

Forward a Port on the Dlink DI-804HV router

Find The Port Forwarding Section of the Dlink DI-804HV

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This is the setup page from your Dlink router.

You begin on the Home page of the Dlink DI-804HV Router. To forward a port, click the blue link at the top of the page labeled Advanced. Then, to the left, in the sidebar, click Virtual Server.

Configure the Port Forwarding section of your Dlink DI-804HV

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 of Enabled.

Next is the Name. It isn't very important what you put here, but we suggest entering the name of the program you are forwarding this port for.

In the Private IP box, enter the local IP address of the computer you are forwarding this port to. If you are unsure of the computer's local IP address, What is my IP Address is a great guide on how to find your computer's internal IP.

Now, use the Protocol Type drop down menu to choose the type of protocol you need to use.

The next two boxes are the Private Port and the Public Port. Enter the port number you are forwarding in both of these boxes.

Set the Schedule to Always.

Finally, click the green Apply button.

That's it, you are finished!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Dlink DI-804HV 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-804HV Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DI-804HV info that you might be interested in.

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DI-804HV.We also have the following guides for the same router: