Koesherbacon Posted September 16, 2014 Report Share Posted September 16, 2014 Hello! I'm new when it comes to setting up Port Forwarding on my router, so I'm hoping some of you can help me. I have a "Belkin AC1200FE Dual-Band Wireless Router" connected to our local TWC cable internet. I have the upgraded package, I typically see speeds around 2.8 M/S Down and around .3 M/S Up (or 22 Mbps Down and 2.4 Mbps Up). Now I'd like to open a port (or group of ports) for Bit Torrent, which according to this page, should be a TCP port #6881 (unless it's already being used, which I doubt since I have never opened or forwarded a port in my life). So, now here's my question. I want at least 2 computers to be able to use this port we're going to open. I have my regular laptop as well as another older laptop that's hooked up to the TV for watching streaming Netflix, DVDs, etc. I would really love it if both computers could use the port we're going to open up, but I'm not sure if that's possible. I know I have to go to 192.168.2.1 to get to the router's configuration, but once I'm in there I really don't know what I'm doing. It was easy enough to set up as a dual-band WIFI with both 2.4GHz and a 5GHz, but I have a feeling that setting up these ports will probably take a little bit more technical know-how. I also learned that each of these computers would have to have a Static IP address. I don't know what that means or how to set that up either. So, I guess when it comes right down to it, here's my question: Can someone walk me through how to open a port in my "Belkin AC1200FE Dual-Band Wireless Router" so that 2 or more computers can use it for their Torrents? Thanks a lot! I will really appreciate any info you can provide me! Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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