Guide to Port Forwarding – Westell Router

The port forwarding set up is reliant upon the specific brand and model number of the router being used. Port forwarding of a router is required to allow access to your network device. Regardless of the Westell Router being used, the process for port forwarding is essentially similar. You willneed to enable the ports by locating the port range forwarding screen. The set up instructionoutlined below is an example of port forwarding a Westell Router using Westell VERSALINK.

Step 1
Open your web browser.
Enter the router IP address in the address bar as shown below, followed by pressing

Step 2
Some router/modems require a username and/or password, if yours requires it, enter the routers username and password here.Then click “Log In”
If you have changed it and don’t remember it you may have to reset your device to factory default using the reset button on most routers.
If you don’t know it you can check the user manual for your router.
Default username: admin Default password: password

Step 3
Select “Configuration”

Step 4
Select the “Define Custom Service” Tab

Step 5
The Custom Service screen will guide you , through the steps of creating an advanced NAT services via port forwarding and/or trigger port configuration.

Click “next

Step 6
In the Port Range setting screen, proceed as follows:
In the Service Name field, type Foscam Camera
In the Global Port Range field, enter in the first box, the first number of the port you need to port
forward (e.g. 8090) and in the second box the ending port number (e.g. 8090)
In the Base Host Port enter the first port to be forwarded (e.g. 8090)
In Protocol, select TCP
Select the Next button when complete

Step 7
A confirmation window will appear on the screen, which shows the same information just
entered. Select the close button to continue.

Step 8
Use the Select a Service drop down box and select the configuration just created. Select
the Enable button.

Step 9
To view the camera over the internet enter you router external IP address which can be found by typing into your browser.

Enter this IP address port for the camera (e.g. port 8090) is what should be typed into you browser.


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