The port forwarding issue occurs due to working with multiple routers, wrong IP address issue, problem in the router’s setting or may be broken Windows file. Approach for a professional Netgear Online Support guidance to Fix port forwarding problem in Netgear routers. But what is port forwarding? This is termed as a port mapping process too which is a group of network address translated to redirect to communication request from one address and port number combination to another one. While there are packets traversing a network gateway such as a router or firewall, it makes services on a host residing mode over protected network available to hosts. Below let us see how to get rid of the issue in few simple steps.
Steps to fix port forwarding problem in Netgear routers
Step 1: Enter the IP address of the Netgear router into the web browser which will be the default IP address. Log in into it with the default username as well as password and perform a proper check of the router documentation for all default values.
Step 2: Go to the left pane and then, click on “Port Forwarding” or on “Port Triggering” option.
Step 3: Click to choose the “Add Custom Service” icon.
Step 4: Now move to the “Service Name field” section to specify the application name as well as service such as FTP, FTPS, SFTP, HTTP. In the Service section just type the “field” text and select the “TCP” option
Step 5: In the “Starting Port field”, just enter the port number which needs to be forwarded Step 6: In the “Ending Port field”, users need to enter the “Starting Port” if there is only one port that need to be worked on.
Step 7: Users in this step are advised by Netgear Online Support technical experts to navigate to the Server IP Address field, enter the IP Address of the server which is based on Serv-U so as to ensure that the traffic is forwarded to Serv-U.
Step 8: Click the “Apply” button to perform modifications needed.
I hope all the above discussed steps will resolve the issue. But if the error persists then, we recommend people to approach for immediate assistance at below mentioned contact details.
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