Stealthing Port 113 on D-Link EBR-2310 Router

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by gud4u, Jan 9, 2008.

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  1. gud4u

    gud4u Registered Member

    Nov 9, 2004
    Bothered about failing Shield Up due to Port 113 reported as Closed?

    For most routers, it seems that simply port-forwarding all Port 113 traffic to an out-of-range IP address is sufficent to stealth Port 113. That's not enough for this router.

    Two steps are required:
    - Port-forward all Port 113 traffic to (that's what I used), and;
    - Also define as DMZ.

    That'll pass Shields Up for the EBR-2310 Router.

    Hope this helps!
  2. bigc73542

    bigc73542 Retired Moderator

    Sep 21, 2003
    SW. Oklahoma
    I have always just forwarded port 113 to itself and that will do it also. At least it will on a Linksys. With my AlphaShield I don't have to worry about that as it stealths all ports.
  3. Kerodo

    Kerodo Registered Member

    Oct 5, 2004
    Yeah, I have an old DLink DI-524 and all I have to do is forward 113 to and that takes care of it. Nothing else....
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