On 1/8/06, Lee B. <leeb00 at gmail dot com> wrote:
> On 1/7/2006 11:35 AM, Stephen Ronan wrote:
> > In addition to opening ports 10000-20000, as per this page,
> > http://www.vonage.com/help.php?article=89
> > you also need to open these ports for outgoing connections:
> > DNS: Port 53 UDP (Domain Name Server - for resolving server IP addresses)
> > TFTP: Port 69 UDP (for profile upgrades/downgrades)
> > HTTP: Port 80 UDP (for firmware upgrades/downgrades)
> > NTP: Port 123 UDP (Network Time Protocol - so the device can sync to the
> > proper time for Caller ID)
> > SIP: Port 5061 UDP is used for older Vonage devices (devices provisioned
> > before 2005) Also, BSP Proxy Groups 1-8, and a.voncp.com communicate on
> > port 5061.
> > Adding firewall rules to do all of that worked successfully for a vonage
> > connection I had inside a m0n0wall-protected network.
> > Steve
> I have no ports forwarded and my Vonage works perfectly behind M0n0wall.
> In reading the Vonage forum this is typical. Apparently port forwarding
> is not required.
I think you will need port forwarding if you are assigning a private
IP address to your vonage machine and want to receive calls also.
Are you able to receive incoming calls without port forwarding?