This article describes how to configure Port Forwarding rules for your Datto router.
- Datto Routers
Port Forwarding rules allow you to redirect incoming traffic to a defined IP address and/or port. This ensures that critical application traffic is properly forwarded to machines that require their data transmitted using a certain port, such as SSH (Port 22), or FTP (Port 21).
1. In the Navigation menu, click Routers, then select Firewall from the drop-down menu.
Figure 1: The Navigation menu (click to enlarge)
Follow these steps to configure and add a port forwarding rule:
Figure 2: Port Forwards (click to enlarge image)
1. Device Name: Enter a name for the rule.
2. Incoming Port: Enter the incoming port number or range that the rule will use.
3. Protocol: Select the networking traffic protocol the rule will use (TCP, UDP, or all).
4. Destination IP: Enter the destination IP the rule will forward traffic to.
5. Destination Port: Enter the destination port the rule will forward traffic to.
6. Add/Remove: Click Add to add the rule. This will display as Remove for a previously added rule; click this to remove an existing rule.
Click Save Router Settings when finished.