opening a port

  cozza101uk 23:48 22 Aug 2006
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I've testing an audio stream at this link....

click here

I need someone from outside my home network to access it and let me know they can hear the music.

it works fine within my own home network, but I need someone outside to try too.

I've got the appropriate port open on the computer sending the stream..but maybe I need to do something with the routers settings?? and i'm not sure how to do that.

many thanks.

  johnnyrocker 23:52 22 Aug 2006

got nothing on the link



johnny

  woodchip 23:54 22 Aug 2006

Nothing coming from the loft

  cozza101uk 23:55 22 Aug 2006

Ok- thanks for that. clearly the loft isn't connecting with the world!

It's a Windows Media Encoder stream on Port 8080 which is open on the firewall for that PC.

do I need to change the settings on the router as well and how would I go about that?

Thanks.

  rodriguez 23:59 22 Aug 2006

To allow access to anything that's behind a router you need to forward the relative ports. Go to portforward.com (click here) to find out which ports you need to forward for your application. Or if you can't find it on there post the name of your application and I'll try and find it for you.

  cozza101uk 00:06 23 Aug 2006

it's a Belkin router. I'm running Windows Media Encoder and want to forward Port 8080.

  rodriguez 00:09 23 Aug 2006

What's the model number of your router? I'll still look in the mean time while you find out...

  rodriguez 00:10 23 Aug 2006

Actually is your router model one of these?:

F1PI-241EGau
F1PI241ENau
F5D5230-4
F5D5231-4
F5D5231-4v3
F5D5730au
F5D6230-3
F5D6231-4
F5D6231-4-v2
F5D7130UK
F5D7230-4
F5D7230-4v7.01
F5D7231-4
F5D7231-4P
F5D7231-4v4.05
F5D7630
F5D7632-4
F5D7632-4v2
F5D7632ef4a
F5D7633-4
F5D8230-4
F5D8630-4
F5D9230-4

  cozza101uk 00:48 23 Aug 2006

hi.

thanks for your help.

it's F5D7231 V4P

  cozza101uk 00:53 23 Aug 2006

OK.

The streaming PC is now using a static IP address and the relevant port has been opened on my router.

here's the link again...can anyone hear music??

click here

  woodchip 08:45 23 Aug 2006

No music

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