shields up or other port scanners

Discussion in 'Routers' started by gmiller, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. gmiller

    gmiller New Around Here

    Jan 31, 2013
    I have been trying to open up ports on a Netgear FVS336Gv2 Router for hours for a micros system. I believe I have the settings correct by every time I try to check with a port scanning utility it says they are closed. Is it possible the device I am trying to port forward just does not respond to port scanning?

    If port forward settings are correct even if there is no device on the ip provided will it still show port is open?

    Thanks in advance.
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  3. thiggins

    thiggins Mr. Easy Staff Member

    May 18, 2008
    I think this router requires that you also set a firewall rule in addition to forwarding ports.

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