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  • Question

  • Greetings,

    My router (Telus Siemens Gigaset SE567) doesn't support UPnP, so I am trying to forward ports manually.

    I tried to forward ports 80, 443, and 4125 following the instructions at portForward.com; however, I got an error message saying "One or more of the requested ports is already allocated for system use". Does this mean that these ports can't be forwarded? Is there another way around this?

    Thanks,
    Shane.


    Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
    Sunday, April 10, 2011 11:21 PM

All replies

  • I got a similar message on my TP Link router but it worked. Meaning I could safely ignore the message.
    Friday, April 15, 2011 8:13 AM
  • I was able to forward ports after turning UPnP off.

    Shane.


    Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
    Friday, April 15, 2011 9:59 PM