Bright Box 2 Wireless Router - set up port triggers

Some applications require multiple connections such as internet gaming, video conferencing and voice over IP telephones. These don't always work when Network Address Translation (NAT) is enabled. Setting up Port Triggering on your Bright Box 2 can help. To do this from a computer connected to your Bright Box 2:

  1. Go to 192.168.1.1 (opens in a new tab or window)

    Enter 192.168.1.1 into browser address bar

  2. The router's LOGIN SCREEN will open

    Router's admin pages

  3. Enter the username and password for the admin pages

    - The username is admin (all lower case)
    - The password can be found on a sticker on the bottom of your router

    Bright Box 2 sticker

  4. Select LOGIN

    Enter the username and password for the router's admin pages

  5. The STATUS page will open

    status page

  6. Select ADVANCED from the menu and click ACCEPT

    Select ADVANCED and then choose ACCEPT

  7. From the left hand menu, select NAT and then Port Triggers


    NAT menu open - Port Triggers selected

 

Port Triggers - popular applications

You can pick from a few applications using the popular applications list. To do this:

  1. Scroll to the bottom of the page - you'll find the Popular applications menu



  2. Select your application from the menu, e.g. MSN GAMING ZONE
  3. Select the field that you want to paste the ports to, e.g. 1
  4. Click COPY TO


  5. Click SAVE SETTINGS


  6. Your Port Trigger will be saved

    Applying changes confirmation screen


Add your own triggers

Alternatively, you can add your own port or range of ports. You'll find details of the ports to open:

Once you know which ports to use:

  1. Click to tick the Enable option in the first available field
  2. In the Trigger Port field, enter the outgoing port associated with the application
  3. In the Trigger Type field, select either TCP or UDP
  4. In the public ports field, enter the incoming port(s) that will be opened when the trigger port is activated
  5. You can enter a single public port, multiple ports separated by a comma (,) or a range of ports using a dash (-)
  6. In the public type, select either TCP or UDP


    Example of a Port Trigger


  7. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click SAVE SETTINGS




  8. Your Port Trigger will be saved

    Applying changes confirmation screen

 

Delete a rule

To delete a rule, simply:

  1. Click to tick the Delete box next to the rule(s) you no longer require
  2. Click DELETE and then SAVE SETTINGS

    Delete your rule

  3. The rule will be deleted

    Applying changes

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