Dlink DIR-615 Port Forwarding Instructions

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This page will show you how to setup a port forward on the Dlink DIR-615 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 DIR-615 Guides

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DIR-615 v5.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Configure your Computer to Have a Static IP Address

Port forwarding the Dlink DIR-615 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 DIR-615

To get started forwarding a port you need to login to your Dlink DIR-615 router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Dlink DIR-615, follow our Dlink DIR-615 Login Guide.

Forward a Port on the Dlink DIR-615 router

Find The Port Forwarding Section of the Dlink DIR-615

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This is the setup page from your Dlink router.

You begin on the INTERNET CONNECTION page of the Dlink DIR-615v5 router. To forward a port, click the link at the top of the page labeled ADVANCED, then, looking to the left of the page, click the option of Port Forwarding.

Configure the Port Forwarding section of your Dlink DIR-615

Now to forward a port, make the following changes:

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This is the port forwarding page from your Dlink router.

You are now on the correct page to forward a port. First, find an empty row of boxes, and place a checkmark in the small box on the left. Placing a check in this box enables the port you are about to create.

Next is the Name box. It isn't very important what you enter here, but we suggest entering the name of the program you are forwarding these ports for.

Under that is the IP Address. This is referring to the internal IP address of the computer you are forwarding these ports to. If you are unsure of how to find your computer's IP address, What is my IP Address is a our guide on how to find your computer's internal IP address.

Skip the next two drop down boxes, and enter the ports you wish to forward in the boxes labeled TCP and UDP. These can be entered a few different ways. Enter them as a list, such as 22,23,47, a range, 80-200, or even as a combination of the two, 22,48,80-100.

Set the Schedule to Always.

Then, set the Inbound Filter to Allow All.

Finally, click the button at the top of the page titled Save Settings.

You're finished, congratulations!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Dlink DIR-615 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 DIR-615 Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DIR-615 info that you might be interested in.

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DIR-615 v5.We also have the following guides for the same router: