Setting up port forwarding on the BT Voyager 220v

You can open all ports for a specific computer and/or selected ports based on application rules on the BT Voyager 220v.

To set up port forwarding on the BT Voyager 220v:

  1. Ensure that the BT Voyager 220v router is connected.
  2. Open a browser.
  3. In the address bar, enter the IP address of the BT Voyager 220v and press the ENTER key. For further information on locating the correct IP address, refer to Checking your IP address

    Note:

    If you are unsure of the IP address of the BT Voyager 220v, try http://api.home.

    Voyager login
  4. In menu displayed on the left side, select Advanced and in the centre of the page displayed, click on the Advanced link.

    The Advanced menu expands to display more options.
  5. In menu displayed on the left side, select Configuration.

    The Configuration menu expands to display more options.
  6. In the Configuration menu, select Virtual Server to display the Virtual Server Configuration page:

    Virtual server
  7. If you want to open all ports for one computer:

    Select Forwarded to the DMZ host.

    In the IP address of DMZ host field, enter the IP address of the computer.

    Click on the Apply button. All of the ports for the specified computer are opened.

    Note:

    The BT Voyager 220v can only have one computer set to open all ports.
  8. If you want to open specific ports:
  1. Click on the Port Forwarding link to display the Port Forwarding page.

    Port forwarding
  2. Click on the ADD button.

    Define rule name
  3. If you want open specific ports defined by an existing application rule, select Pre-defined and from the drop-down lists provided, select the type and name of the application rule. Go to step 10.

    If you want to open ports that an existing application rule does not cover, you can create a new application rule. Select User defined and in the field provided, enter the name of the new application rule.

    Port details
  4. In the From Internet Host IP Address list, select ALL if you want all IP addresses to be allowed through the ports or SINGLE if you only want to allow one IP address through the ports.

    If you select SINGLE, enter the IP address to be allowed in the IP Addr field.
  5. In the Forward to Internal Host IP Address field, enter the IP address of the computer or device that you want the ports opened for.
  6. From the Protocol list, select TCP or UDP, depending on which protocol that you want to use.
  7. In the Port Start and Port End fields under External Packet, enter the range of ports that you want to open, for example, 50 55.

    Note:

    If you only want to open one port, enter the same number in both fields.
  8. In the Port Start and Port End fields under Forward to Internal Host, enter the same range of ports that you entered under External Packet.
  9. Repeat steps 6 to 8 for each range of ports that you want to open.
  10. Click on the Apply button. The specified ports are opened.


Note: You can only open three ports per application rule. To open further ports, you need to add a new application rule.

 

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