Apr 22

1.How to open ports on D-Link DGL-4100/DGL-4300?

The Virtual Server feature allows access to services on your LAN from the Internet. This feature is useful for hosting online services such as FTP, web, or game servers.

Step 1: Open a web browser and type the IP address of the DGL-4100/DGL-4300 in the address bar (default is 192.168.0.1). Press Enter.

Step 2: The default password is blank (nothing). Click Log In.

Step 3: Click Advanced at the top and then click Virtual Server on the left side.

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Step 4: Configure the following:
Enable – Select the checkbox to enable this rule.
Name – Enter a name to identify this rule or select a pre-defined rule using the drop-down list to the right.

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IP Address – Enter the LAN IP address of the computer that is hosting the service.
Protocol – Select the protocol (TCP or UDP).

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Private Port – Enter the port on the LAN interface that the service is running on.
Public Port – Enter the public port that will be forwarded to the private port from the WAN interface. The public and private port(s) are usually the same.
Schedule – Select Always.

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Step 5: Click Save Settings at the top to save this rule.

2.How to configure UPnP™ on D-Link DGL or DIR Gaming router?

This FAQ is for the DGL Gaming router series.

Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) allows discovery of UPnP enabled devices in a network environment. UPnP is only available on Windows Me, XP and Windows Vista. If you are not using either operating system on any of your computers, or do not want to use UPnP, then it is recommended to disable UPnP on the router.

Click here for more info on UPnP.

Step 1: Open a web browser and type the IP address of the wireless router in the address bar (default is 192.168.0.1). Press Enter.

Step 2: The username is admin (all lower case) and, by default, the password is blank (nothing). Click OK.

Step 3: Click on the Advanced tab at the top and then click on Advanced Network on the left-hand side.

Step 4: Under the UPnP Settings section, check-mark the Enabled UPnP buttons to enable UPnP on the wireless router, or uncheck it to Disabled it.

Step 5: Click Save Settings at the top to apply the settings.

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Aug 18

Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) allows discovery of UPnP enabled devices in a network environment. UPnP is only available on Windows Me and XP. If you are not using either operating system on any of your computers, or do not want to use UPnP, then it is recommended to disable UPnP on the router.

Step 1: Open a web browser and type the IP address of the VDI-604 or VDI-624 in the address bar (default is 192.168.0.1). Press Enter.

Step 2: The default username and password is listed below for your version of firmware:

VDI-604 firmware 1.05F/VDI-624 firmware 2.39DDM – The default username is admin and the default password is blank (nothing).

VDI-604 firmware 1.07 Build 28/VDI-624 firmware 2.43 Build 12 – The default username is admin and the default password is password.

Click OK.

Step 3: Click Tools at the top and then click Misc. on the left.

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Step 4 Under the UPnP Settings section, select Enabled to enable UPnP, or select Disabled to disable it.

Step 5 Click Apply and then click Continue to save the new settings.

Read More:How do I enable UPnP on my computer(Windows XP)?

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Jul 16

If you computer is Windows XP:

Step 1: Click Start > Control Panel.

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Step 2: Double-click Add/Remove Programs.

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Step 3: Click Add/Remove Windows Components on the left side.

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Step 4: Please wait while the list of Windows Components loads.

Step 5: Scroll down to Networking Services. Select Network Services and click Details.

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Step 6: Check Universal Plug and Play and then click OK.

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Jul 16

Microsoft only offers UPnP in Windows Me and XP.

NOTE: Make sure that you have MSN Messenger version 5.0 or higher and that you have the latest firmware version on your router.

Step 1: Open MSN Messenger and sign in.

Step 2: Right-click on My Network Places and click on Properties.

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Step 3: Right-click on Internet Connection and click on Properties.

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Step 4: Click on Settings and you will see entries for MSMSGS with port numbers and the IP address of your computer. These are the port numbers that MSN Messenger needs open for all of it´s functions to work properly. These entries are also applied to the router in order for the application to work properly from behind the firewall.

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Step 5: Access the router’s web configuration by entering the router’s IP address in your web browser. The default IP address is 192.168.0.1. Login using your password. The default username is admin and the password is blank.

Step 6: Click the Advanced tab then click Firewall. You will see the same entries for MSMSGS that were in the settings of the Internet Connection.

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If you still experience problems or if the settings on your computer and router don´t appear as they do in this FAQ, make sure that UPnP is installed on your computer and that the service is started.

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