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Topic # 13357 6-May-2007 12:34
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Hey guys, Im new to Geekzone, Having a few problems with portforwarding I have been to www.portforwarding.com and Gone through all the steps A number of times now, I have a Dlink Modem connected to a Tp-Link TL460 4port router/hub, I have created a static Ip and filled in all the blanks and Configured my router as followed.. Yet im still getting an error stating this is not working.. from the router I have only 2 computers networked together. Please help me as this is stopping me from downloading :(

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  Reply # 69709 6-May-2007 19:05
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Hello there.

I did a quick google search for the Tp-Link TL460 and got every language except english. My best bet would be to make sure the DHCP and port forwarding is set up on the device which is connected to the internet. This is the device that would be using NAT, and forwarding a port  or setting a pinhole is basically modifying the NAT configuration.

Maybe you can provide some info like which IP range etc you got on your LAN.



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Reply # 70733 15-May-2007 09:23
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hey thanks for all the help but i'm not too knowing on what you have talked about here.. just tell what what I have to do to get the info you are needing to help me further, I have one of those D=link Modems from lame xtra if that helps at all? if your meaning range as in the static ips I can use? think it was 192.168.1.146-150. if you could help me futher im really needing to get on the right track with this... thanks very much

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Reply # 70734 15-May-2007 09:45
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Your network can have dynamic and static IP addresses. The best thing you can do is to manually configure the router to give out some addresses (for visitors for example) while keeping a space reserved for your static addresses.

Then configure your computers at home with static addresses and change the router's configuration to forward ports and indicated in the website you mentioned before, to the correct IP address of you computer.





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