· Enter a name you choose to identify your pinhole, the protocol of the port you want to forward (either TCP or UDP), the range of external ports to forward (if you only want one port forwarded, enter the same number in the start and end fields), the internal IP address (ex. 192.168.1.150)** of the computer to which you wish to route traffic on this port to, and the internal port you wish this traffic to forward to (you will usually want this to match the external port number).
Once you have successfully entered the information, click the "Save" button. Your screen should now look like this:
** If you are unsure of your computer's IP address, select your operating system here for instructions on how to find it:
Windows 95/98/ME | Windows 2000/XP
· Click the exclamation mark in the yellow triangle in the upper right hand corner to begin saving your changes. Your screen should now look like this:
· To save the changes you have just made, click "Save and Restart" under the "Save Database" heading. Your screen should now look like this:
· Your screen should automatically refresh after the router has restarted itself. If the screen does not automatically refresh after approximately one minute, you can click the "Refresh" button on your browser. You may need to log in to your router again at this time. Once the router has restarted, your changes have been saved and your newly opened ports are ready for use.