How to open a port on the Westell B90-220030-04
Westell BellSouthB90-220030-04 routers include a very basic firewall that helps protect your home network form unwanted access from the internet. Since this firewall blocks incoming connections you may need open a port through it for certain games and applications. This process of opening a port is frequently called a port forward. since you are forwarding a port from the internet to your home network.
The basic process to open a port is:
- Setup a static ip address on either your computer or device that you want to forward a port to.
- Login to your Westell B90-220030-04 router.
- Navigate to the port forwarding section.
- Click the Expert Mode button.
- Click the Configure button.
- Click the NAT button.
- Click the Define Custom Service button.
- Click the Port Forwarding Ranges of Ports radio button.
- Click the Next button.
- Create a port forward entry .
While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Westell BellSouthB90-220030-04 router.
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Now we are going to login to your Westell BellSouthB90-220030-04 router. Your router has a web interface, so you will login to it using your web browser. This can be either Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Edge. It usually does not matter which browser you choose to use.
Open up your web browser and find the address bar. It should look something like this:
In the picture above the address bar has 192.168.1.1 in it. Just replace all of that with the IP address of your Westell BellSouthB90-220030-04 router. Your router’s ip address can also be refered to as your computer’s default gateway.
By default the IP address is set to: 192.168.1.1
After entering the IP address of your router you can simply press enter. If all goes well you will see the following screen:
You should see a box prompting you for your username and password.
- The Default Westell BellSouthB90-220030-04 Router Username is: NOLOGIN
- The Default Westell BellSouthB90-220030-04 Router Password is: NOLOGIN
Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your Westell BellSouthB90-220030-04 router.
Westell Usernames and Passwords
If your username and password do not work then please visit our Default Westell Router Passwords page.
If you still can’t login to your router because you forgot your Westell BellSouthB90-220030-04 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Westell BellSouthB90-220030-04 router back to its factory settings.
Now we need to find the port forwarding section in your router. Here’s how you do it. Starting from the first page in your router:
Click the Expert Mode button near the left of the page.
Click the Configure button near the left of the page.
Click the NAT button near the left of the page.
Click the Define Custom Service button near the bottom of the page.
Put a dot into the Port Forwarding Ranges of Ports radio button.
Click the Next button near the bottom of the page.
Now we are ready to enter some data in your router. In order to show you exactly how to configure your router we need you to answer 2 questions: