main_icn_My_Vodafone main_icn_Search main_icn_Chevron_right main_icn_Chevron_down main_icn_Close main_icn_Menu social-facebook social-google-plus social-linkedin social-twitter social-youtube main_icn_Community_or_Foundation main_icn_Location main_icn_Network_signal

Mobile Broadband

4G router port forwarding

Highlighted
1: Seeker

Has anyone over come the port forwarding issues and dyndns issues with a 4G router. I can’t seem to get it to work as the public address given to my dyndns automatically is the IP address of the tower and not the IP address of my router. So traffic is not being directed back to my router as requested! Can traffic back to the mast be port forwarded to my router by Vodafone? 

View more options
1 REPLY 1
4: Newbie

Hi,

 

There have been quite a few posts anout this. Simple answer is 'no'. Vodafone uses CGNAT which means you don't get a public IP address assigned to your WAN port, you get a private IP that is sharred by many users. Unless you create a tunel over the IP connection there is no way port forwarding is going to work.

View more options