How to Port Forward Seagate Crystal Reports

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To download or get Seagate Crystal Reports, you have to open ports on your Windows machines. If you haven’t port forwarded before or have no technical expertise, you have come to the right place.

Port forwarding helps you access the client’s server behind the router or firewalls, NAT or CGNAT. You can open ports and control devices behind any router. This guide explains how to port forward Seagate Crystal Reports.

Requirements to Port Forward Seagate Crystal Reports

Just before you begin with the process of port forwarding, make sure you have the following things:

Step-by-step guide on how to port forward Seagate Crystal Reports

Now that you have the above details noted down, you can move to the next stage of Seagate Crystal Reports port forwarding:

  1. On your web browser address bar, type your router’s IP Address/Default Gateway.
  2. Log in with your router’s credentials (username and password) to view your router’s firmware settings.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section of your router.
  4. Click on Port Forwarding.
  5. Enter the IP address of your gaming device in your router in the correct box.
  6. Put the TCP and UDP ports of the Seagate Crystal Reports server in the boxes in your router. The default Seagate Crystal Reports port number is 8080.
  7. And then click the apply button.
  8. Restart your router to let the changes take effect.

Seagate Crystal Reports ports needed to run

To play Seagate Crystal Reports online and create a server without any interruptions, you’ll have to allow access to certain ports on your firewall. The default Seagate Crystal Reports ports are:

TCP Port:8080

Quickly and safely open ports using PureVPN

Opening a port shouldn’t be complicated.

How to open ports behind CGNAT

What if your ISP performs CGNAT? Most ISPs perform CGNAT (Carrier-grade Network Address Translation) to conserve bandwidth and assign a single IP address to multiple users connected to the same internet network. However, CGNAT makes it difficult for you to open ports on the router. 

To get around the CGNAT issue, you can use the Port Forwarding add-on to bypass this problem and port forward routers without hassle. 

Here’s more information on how to use PureVPN’s Port Forwarding add-on and bypass CGNAT in a few clicks.

Open Ports Behind CGNAT

PureVPN’s port forwarding add-on

A secure way to open all ports

To most people, port forwarding is quite a demanding task. For starters, every router has a different console, which often makes it difficult to navigate to specific settings.

Secondly, you won’t always be able to open Westwood Online ports on your router if your ISP restricts the ports. Yes, you heard that right! ISPs are notorious for blocking ports due to security reasons. If ISP isn’t the reason behind a blocked port, then perhaps it could be your operating system’s firewall.

Well, you can eliminate all these problems and enjoy smooth online gaming on all your desired systems with PureVPN’s Port Forwarding add-on. Through the Port Forwarding add-on, you can allow all ports, disallow all ports, and allow specific ports.

Frequently asked questions

How to port forward Telstra?

All you have to do is login to the router’s settings menu, navigate to the port forwarding add-on, create a port forwarding rule, enter the IP addresses of the device and games, and restart the router. For a systematic step-by-step guide, you can follow our blog.

How to change Crystal Report database connection?

First off, you have to open your Crystal Data Report > set database source > create a new connection > locate stored database procedure > select previous stored procedure or the previous one you are using > choose Update and you are done.


Sameed Ajax


June 20, 2023


1 year ago

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