Is 'UPNP Forwarding' going to be available on WRT54G?

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Wireless Routers' started by rweed, Apr 3, 2005.

  1. rweed

    rweed Network Guru Member

    My BEFSR41 has this feature...why doesn't this model?
  2. Xyse

    Xyse Network Guru Member

    There isnt a real use for it, but if you really wish to use upnp forwarding. WinXP with the proper services can detect upnp gateway. You can just forward the port at the "Network Connection" window.
  3. eric_stewart

    eric_stewart Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    Actually, there are a number of uses for this. uPnP devices like XBox live adapters, PS2's and even inside client workstations can all benefit from the uPnP framework.

    Here's a useful link that includes a neat flash simulation.

    Jungo OpenRG uPnP Demo (Flash)

    The uPnP forwarding page lets you set port forwarding that is visible/editable by uPnP hosts as well as view which ports have been opened up by them. This feature is in my Linksys WRV54G, which uses the official Linksys firmware. I haven't used the official firmware for quite a while on my WRT54GS, so am uncertain whether this feature has ever been in it. My Netgear WGT624 also has this feature.

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