Port Forwarding


When you select install/reinstall Sia chain you need to config the port forwarding

Set up port forwarding pop up

Step 1: Get IP Address

1. Open Command Prompt on the computer

Step 1.1

2. Open Command Prompt on the computer

  ipconfig /all

Step 1.2

3. Record the following: IPv4 Address, Subnet Mask, Default Gateway, and DNS Servers.

Step 1.3

Step 2: Set Up The Static IP Address

1. Open the Run dialog box with the WIN+R keyboard shortcut, enter ncpa.cpl, and select OK to open Network Connections.

Step 2.1

2. Right-click or tap-and-hold the connection that has the same name as the one you identified in Command Prompt. For example, Ethernet0.

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3. Select Properties from the menu.

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4. Choose Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) from the list, then select Properties.

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5. Select Use the following IP address.

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6. Enter the details you copied from Command Prompt: IP address, subnet mask, default gateway, and DNS servers.

  • For IP address: It must be a static IP. The last 2 digit should be the number in the range [150-254] to increase the ability that it is not assigned to other machine when your machine disconnect to the internet.

Step 2.6

7. Choose OK when you're done.

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Step 3: Set Up Port Forwarding

1. Access the router as an administrator

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2. Locate the port forwarding options. These are different for every router but might be called something like Port Forwarding, Port Triggering, Applications & Gaming, or Port Range Forwarding. These might be buried within other categories of settings like Network, Wireless, or Advanced.

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3. Add New Port Redirection by button “Add”. Type 9981-9984 in port range and the same number under both the Public and Private Port

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4. Choose “TCP/UDP” from the list of Protocol dropdown

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5. Enter the IP address that you updated in the previous step.

Step 3.5

6. Enable the port forwarding rule with an Enable or On option then Apply it

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