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How to enable ICMP echo requests on Thomson SpeedTouch 510 router?

Posted on 2005-03-28
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Last Modified: 2008-01-09
How can I enable ICMP echo requests on my Thomson SpeedTouch 510 router, so the outside world can ping my gameserver?

Thanks in advance for your help!


Question by:Upiter_NL
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ICMP uses IP.  I can tell you how to allow it with a Cisco Device, but I will have to look around for the Speedtouch 'way'..  

But, usually Game Servers are placed in a DMZ, allowing all traffic through.  If this is your setup, then Ping will work without opening up any other ports on the router..

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ID: 13661797
Okay...  Echo traffic is defined as Port 7 UDP | TCP..  So open that up on your Router..


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