RTA Series - How do I Port Forward for a VPN Connection?

The following steps will guide you through setting up Port Forwarding rules for use with a VPN Connection (IPSec or PPTP):

  1. Open your Web-browser (such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, etc.)
  2. Type the following into the Address Bar:
    192.168.1.1
    Press Enter on the keyboard.
  3. If you are asked to login, the default is admin for the Username and the Password.
  4. Click on Advanced at the top, and then click on Virtual Server on the left.
  5. Click on Port Forwarding on the left.
  6. Press the Add button.
  7. For Application Name, select "Pre-defined:".
    In the 1st drop-down box, select VPN.
    In the 2nd drop-down box, select the option that corresponds with your VPN Connection Type, either L2TP IPsec VPN, or PPTP VPN.
  8. For "Forward to Internal Host IP Address:", enter the IP Address of the device that will be using the VPN Connection, for example, your computer.
  9. Press the Apply button.