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Some home servers let you access them from outside your house. Do I need to port forward to do that? Thanks for your help in advance.

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Originally Posted by Ted Muffin View Post

Some home servers let you access them from outside your house. Do I need to port forward to do that? Thanks for your help in advance.

If you are behind a router doing NAT, then yes - port forwarding is necessary smile.gif
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If you are behind a router doing NAT, then yes - port forwarding is necessary smile.gif

The server will be behind the router. The problem is my router's pass is not admin and admin my isp changed it when it was set up. How do I change or find out the password for the router?

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Originally Posted by Ted Muffin View Post

The server will be behind the router. The problem is my router's pass is not admin and admin my isp changed it when it was set up. How do I change or find out the password for the router?

Ask your ISP.
Or reset the router (usually by putting a paperclip into the reset button) - but this will erase all settings to factory defaults, so make sure you know how to set it up again for your environment.
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