Demilitarized Zone or DMZ is a feature that uses a simple method to forward all ports to a firewall device. This feature can also be used to expose one local user to the internet for purposes like video conferences or internet gaming. On this web page, we will help you to enable DMZ on Linksys router device.
You can use your computer’s IP address or MAC address to set up DMZ. If you use the IP address to enable the DMZ option, then first make sure to configure a Static IP address for it. If your router supports the DHCP Reservation feature, then you can use it to enable the DMZ feature. Now, let’s see how to enable the DMZ option on a Linksys router.
If you want to enable DMZ on Linksys router firts, sign in to your computer as an administrator.
Enter your router’s IP address in the browser’s address bar and tap the Enter button.
Enter your router credentials in the corresponding fields and click the Sign-in button.
On your router’s web-based setup page, click the Applications & Gaming tab followed by the DMZ sub-tab.
Now, a pop-up dialog box will open.
Select the Enabled option by clicking the radio button beside it.
In the Source IP Address section, select the Any IP Address option to allow access to any computer. If you wish to allow access to a specific IP address, then enter it in the given field.
Similarly, in the Destination section, select the IP address or MAC Address option. If you wish to specify the DMZ host by IP address, then select IP Address. If you want to specify your DMZ host using the MAC address, then click the radio button beside the MAC Address option and enter the MAC address in the corresponding field.
Finally, click the Save Settings button.
Now, the DMZ feature will be enabled on your Linksys router.
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