Users' questions

Does Telus allow port forwarding?

Does Telus allow port forwarding?

TELUS BLOCKS ALL INCOMING PORTS so there is no purpose in setting up port forwarding. ONLY by buying a static IP account on a Business Plan can you enable such basic functions as Windows Remote Desktop from a remote location or Windows Media Sharing or setting up a Minecraft server so your buddies can play together.

How do I enable DMZ on my router?

To enable DMZ, follow the steps below:

  1. Access the router’s web-based setup page. For instructions, click here.
  2. Click on Applications & Gaming.
  3. Click DMZ.
  4. Select Enabled and set the Source IP Address and Destination.
  5. Click to apply your changes. The DMZ feature of your router is now successfully enabled.

Should I turn on or off DMZ in router?

DMZ should only be used if you have a computer/device that cannot run Internet applications properly from behind the router.

What is a DMZ timer?

The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) is a feature that allows only one (1) local user to be exposed to the Internet for special purposes like Internet gaming or video conferencing. You can either use the computer’s MAC Address or IP Address when setting up DMZ.

Does Telus block ports?

Yes, Telus blocks some ports on residential accounts.

Does Telus block port 443?

Port 80 and 443 are no longer blocked.”

What ports does Telus use?

TCP/UDP 135-139 (dcom and netbios)

  • These ports are commonly exploited by worm viruses.
  • 135 Windows RPC.
  • 136 PROFILE Naming System (basically unused)
  • 137-139 Windows NetBios.

What is the advantage of DMZ?

The primary benefit of a DMZ is that it offers users from the public internet access to certain secure services, while maintaining a buffer between those users and the private internal network. There are several security benefits from this buffer, including the following: Access control.