I have an actiontec MI-424 rev c router and I set up port forwarding on port 15000 for pulp tunes. I was unable to connect to the port from work (or any other ports i forwarded, esp 22 and 80) and got a connection refused message.
I added UDP port 15000 and tested using hte portforward.com checker and UDP connections get forwarded but not TCP connections.
Any ideas? I do not run any firewalls on my computer, and I have set this up many times on these routers. I had to do a hard reset to troubleshoot what ended up being an area-wide outage and it's really frustrating that now everything stopped working after setting it all up again.
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Nick_Danger_3D .. In the Actiontec Router under Firewall Settings/ Port Forwarding you added TCP Protocol? Also make sure that under WAN connection type All Broadband Devices are checked & when should this rule occur is set to Always. Let us know Thanks Brett
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Here is a site with good port forwarding information that may help:
I know I am forwarding them correctly, this includes ports forwarded with UPnP. I am selecting TCP or just using predefined services (SSH, HTTP.)
The rule is set to Always and it is set for All Broadband Devices.
I didn't used to have this problem when I was using a rev D router, it is only since I swapped in this rev C router that I have had this problem (I swapped it out for what turned out to be an area outage, but didn't swap it back. When I tried swapping it back, the rev D had trouble getting an IP address from the DHCP server, even after resetting the ONT and router, obviously did a hard reset too.) If I can get the rev D router working (or rev E router that they accidentally sent my roommate when we added her box to our network) I think this problem would go away.
Try turning off UPnP in the router, and see if that helps.
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Why is this discussion marked solved, when there is not good solution listed?
Basically, port forwarding does not work on the Actiontec is you have TV service.
12-02-2009 09:42 AM - edited 12-02-2009 09:42 AM
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