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How to enable Port Triggering on a Linksys E9450 router

Port triggering allows the router to let specific requests from computers in your network to pass through the internet without any issues.  The instructions below will guide you on how to enable port triggering on the Linksys E9450. 

NOTE:  This article is for Linksys E9450-AH, E9450-CN, E9450-JP, and E9450-KR.
Step 1:
Access your router’s web interface.  To learn how, click here

Step 2:
Click the Advanced Setup tab, then click on the NAT subtab.
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Step 3:
Click Port Triggering, then click Add.

NOTE:  With this setup, you can only configure 32 entries. 

Step 4:
Under Service Name, click on Select a Service then click on the drop-down arrow to select a service.
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Once you selected the specified service, the port number and protocol will be automatically generated.  
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You can also select Custom Service to enter a customized service information. 

Step 5:
Click Apply/Save.

NOTE:  The Internal Port End can't be changed directly, and it is normally set to the same value as the External Port End.  If you also change the Internal Port Start, then the Internal Port End will have the same value as Internal Port Start.

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