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Port forwarding on an Apple router

Port Forwarding the Apple AirPort Extreme Router using AirPort Utility

Port Mapping Setup
To setup port mapping on an 802.11n AirPort Express Base Station, connect to the base station's wireless network. For either the 802.11n AirPort Extreme Base Station (AEBSn) or Time Capsule (TC) you can connect to either the base station's wireless network or temporarily connect directly, using an Ethernet cable, to one of the base station's LAN (opposing arrows) ports, and then use the AirPort Utility, in Manual Setup, to make these settings:


Step 1
Reserve a DHCP provided IP address for the host device. (Note this is the device that you want to access from a remote location.) AirPort Utility > Select the base station > Edit > Network tab Verify that the Router Mode: DHCP and NAT Click the Add + button under DHCP Reservations:

Description: enter the desired description of the host device eg: iPad School
Reserve address by: MAC Address
MAC Address: iPad School MAC Address eg: 64:70:a6:34:65:12
Note: To easily find your iPad School MAC Address go to the device tap on Settings
led button, tap the Advanced tab, then tap on Updates tab and the Updates screen will
open. On this screen you can find the RainMachine Device MAC Address.
IPv4 Address: enter the desired Private (LANside) IP address that you want to reserve
from the DHCP pool of addresses eg:
Click Save button


Step 2
Setup port mapping on the base station. Click the Add + button under Port Settings:

Public UDP Ports: 443
Public TCP Ports: 443
Private IP Address: enter the reserved IP address of the host device (from Step 1) eg:
Private UDP Port(s): 443
Private TCP Port(s): 443
Click Save button


Click Update button to save all the settings you just made


Step 3
Test the port forwarding on your Apple Airport Extreme
Continue adding in the ports you need.

Step 4
Forwarding Zoom and Schoology Ports
-For Zoom Ports ensure TCP ports 80, 443, 8801, 8802 port rules are used
And UDP ports 3478, 3479, 8801, 8802 port rules are used.
-For Schoology Ports ensure outgoing traffic rules for ports 80, 443, 8080, 8443, and 1935:
  • Ports 80 and 443 are used for standard Schoology web traffic.
  • Ports 8080 and 8443 are used to load SCORM content from Schoology.
  • Port 1935 is used for recording audio files.

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