ok, i got a us robotics router. now, i go into the config thing, and into virtual server. in the instructions on their site, it says:
do i have to use static ip? cuz i'm not sure if comcast is static or dynamic. now, i do this:Port forwarding sets up public services on your network. When Internet users make requests to a specific port in your network, the Broadband Router will forward those requests to the appropriate computer. The computer must be configured to a static IP address to use port forwarding. Port forwarding is generally used to set up a Web server, ftp server, or e-mail server on your network. Some well-known services are included in a pre-defined list.
and i have 6881-6999 in the Service Ports and Server IP is my router's ip. i go into bt, and it still in yellow. anyone wanna help here?To add a server using Forwarding, perform the following steps:
Enter the port number and the IP Address of the server that you want to allow Internet users to access.
Configure as many entries as you want until all the entries are filled in.
Click Save in order to save the settings.
For example, if you have an FTP server (port 21) at 192.168.123.1, a Web server (port 80) at 192.168.123.2, and a PPTP VPN server at 192.168.123.6, you need to specify the following virtual server mapping table:
and btw, where do i get a firmware upgrade for this router?