There are many things you can do, depending on how the port is being blocked. You can change router or firewall settings to unblock the port. You can contact your ISP to have them unblock it, or you can even mask the port with something like a VPN to trick your ISP into giving you the access you want.
An ISP can only block port forwarding if they control your router, so this is only an issue if they provided the router that you use. When that is the case, you can log into the router and look at the port forwarding settings. If you can’t see those settings, then the safe assumption is that port forwarding is blocked.
Have you stumbled upon terms like “DMZ” or “port forwarding” and thought, “Wait, what?” You’re not alone. The whole DMZ vs port forwarding discussion can feel like you’ve walked into a Star Wars movie halfway through. But don’t sweat it! At Tech With Tech, we’re all about breaking down the geek speak into plain English. … Read more