Open Internet ports on your server
For your security, we block some ports by default in your Internet connection. Do you wish to open them anyway, e.g. for a program or your website? Then you’ll read here which internet ports can be opened manually in MyProximus.
Consult our tips on connecting games console to the internet too.
Ports that you can open
These internet ports are closed for incoming traffic, but can be opened in MyProximus:
- Port 23 (Telnet protocol)
- Port 80 (HTTP protocol)
- Port 443 (HTTPS protocol)
- Log in to MyProximus to view your products.
View your products
- Click on your Internet subscription.
- In the Settings box, High security is check-marked by default.
- Select Low security and confirm.
- Switch off your modem for 5 seconds and switch it on again.
You have unblocked ports 23, 80 and 443. They are now open for incoming traffic.
You can now open them on your modem.
Ports that can't be opened
The internet ports below are blocked for incoming and/or outgoing traffic. For security reasons, they cannot be unblocked.
Ports 25 and 445 (TCP protocol); ports 135, 137, 138 and 139 (UDP protocol); ports 1080, 1555, 2001, 2280, 2281, 2282, 2284, 2285, 3128, 8080, 8081, 9000 and certain ports higher than 1024.