How To Enable Virtual Server On Edimax Router?

How To Enable Virtual Server On Edimax Router

Virtual Server is a unique function that allows you to set up an Internet service on your computer without exposing the computer to the Internet. Both Port Forwarding and Virtual Server play a similar role in making specific applications go through the router's firewall. But Virtual Server can accept public ports and private ports to be different. You can quickly build various port re-directions to provide many Internet services on local computers using a single Internet IP address. If you wish to enable Virtual Server on your Edimax router, follow the quick how to enable virtual server on Edimax router steps given below.

  • First, connect your computer (Windows) to the router using a standard Ethernet cable.
  • Turn on both the devices and wait until the power status light on the router comes to standby.
  • By default, the PC will be assigned to DHCP to automatically get the IP address connected to the router. But you have to change the PC configuration to use a static IP address.
  • On your Windows computer, click the Start menu available at the bottom-left corner and type 'control' in the search panel.
  • From the search result, double-click the Control Panel app to launch it and proceed with how to enable virtual server on Edimax router manual.
  • Click the Network and Internet tab followed by Network and Sharing Center.
  • Click on Change adapter settings on the left-side panel of the Network and Sharing Center page.
  • In the Network Connections window, right-click on the Local Area Connection adapter and select the Properties option.
  • In the Properties window, select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click the Properties button.
  • Next, select the Use the following IP address option and enter the IP address, Subnet mask, Default gateway, and DNS server.
  • Click OK to save the configured network settings.
  • Now, your computer has been configured to use the static IP address.
  • Verify and ensure that the router is properly connected to your computer before launching the default browser.
  • Enter your Edimax router's IP address in your browser's address bar and press the Enter key.
  • Enter your login credentials in the login portal to access the router settings page (The default username and password for the Edimax router is 'admin' and '1234').
  • Click the General Setup tab on your router's settings page and select NAT Virtual Server.
  • Fill in the IP address, public port number, and private port number.
  • Next on completing how to enable virtual server on Edimax router manual, click the Add button to enable the Virtual Server function.