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Port forwarding problem

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by shadow_empire, Apr 19, 2007.

  1. shadow_empire

    shadow_empire LI Guru Member

    could somebody please help me to setup port forwarding in Tomato 1.06?

    I want to access the router from an external pc via telnet.

    I did the following config in port forwarding section:

    Protocol: TCP
    External Ports: 23
    Int Port: (blank)
    Internal Address: (my routers internal ip)

    When I try to connect with putty to my external ip on port 23 I get a timeout.

    It is working for my NAS-server which is attached to the router with these port forwarding settings:

    Protocol: TCP
    External Ports: 22
    Int Port: (blank)
    Internal Address: (my NAS-servers internal ip)

    thx for any help
  2. tievolu

    tievolu Network Guru Member

    You can't forward ports to your router's local IP address using the GUI (you could probably do it manually by entering an iptables rule, but I don't know exactly how).

    You can setup remote SSH access in Administration -> Admin Access.

    Setting up remote telnet access is a bad idea anyway, so the GUI won't let you do it - telnet sessions over the Internet are highly insecure.
  3. shadow_empire

    shadow_empire LI Guru Member

    managed, to connect to the router via ssh port 22 now.

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