Enabling port forwarding feature in TRENDnet® router TEW-652BRP
Router is one of the devices, which has the ability to interconnect more than two computer networks. This allows data exchange between these networks. The data packets are with addresses. TRENDnet router TEW-652BRP is an advanced N router, basically designed for your home needs. The router offers you with superior connectivity and range. At times you may face some security issues in sending data to other computers. In such cases you may need to enable port forwarding in your TRENDnet router TEW-652BRP. You can read the following to understand more about port forwarding feature of routers and the technique to enable port forwarding in your TRENDnet router TEW-652BRP.
- Port forwarding feature of routers
- Access your TRENDnet router TEW-652BRP
- Access the port forwarding option
Port forwarding feature of routers
The port forwarding in routers is an option that allows the routers to sort the right kind of network data to the right ports. The routers use ports as a way to organize network data and by making use of the port forwarding feature, you can send the data to the desired device correctly. Different types of data, such as websites, file downloads, and online games are each assigned a port number. Port forwarding is most commonly used to host online games. When you attempt to do this, you may have issues like your router blocking data being sent because of security reasons. The port forwarding feature lets you overcome such happenings.
Access your TRENDnet router TEW-652BRP
You can open up your web browser and navigate to your TRENDnet router TEW-652BRP web page. For this, you may need to make sure your computer is hardwired to your TRENDnet router and make use of the LAN instead of using a wireless connection. Now, you can launch Internet Explorer and enter '192.168.0.1' and hit 'Enter'. This will let you launch your TRENDnet router.
You can see your router page, there you can navigate to the link to the Port Forwarding or Applications and Gaming tab. This will help you go to your port forwarding feature. Next step is to enter the desired ports. You may find that you are being prompted to indicate whether you want to open ports for TCP or UDPin your TRENDnet router. You can select both the options. If you only want one port forwarded, you can just enter the same value in both fields. After this you can enter the IP address of the computer to which you will like the data from that port to be forwarded to. After entering in the IP details, you can click on the 'Save Settings' button to apply your changes. This ensures that the changes take effect in your TRENDnet router TEW-652BRP.
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