Network Ports

How to Circumvent RCN’s Block on Port 80 Incoming Traffic

RCN’s internet service blocks incoming traffic on port 80. This prevents you from running a web server on your home network that’s accessible from the web, unless you are feeling like telling everyone to tack additional characters onto the URL. This text describes the way to use a reverse proxy to serve traffic on port […]

How to Set Up Port Forwarding on a Router

This teaches you ways to open a selected port on your router in order that an application can access your network. Opening specific ports can allow games, servers, BitTorrent clients, and other applications to figure through the standard security of your router that otherwise doesn’t permit connections to those ports, though having open ports also […]

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