How to open ports on mikrotik rb5009


So Im trying to start a bunch of nodes with safenode manager and wes in discord was saying I should open my ports so I dont add nodes with home network instead use --node-port (range) Im just not sure how I open the ports if someone could help me I would greatly appreciate it :slight_smile:

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Any guide on routeros will show you. I havenโ€™t done it yet, but there are many guides an internet search away. Here are 2 youtube videos on how to do it

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alright Iโ€™ll check them out thank you

This is what the firewall rule looks like in the RouterOS CLI:-

;;; sn-test-01_auto
      chain=dstnat action=dst-nat to-addresses= to-ports=12101-12120 protocol=udp in-interface=1_BT_ADSL 
      src-port="" dst-port=12101-12150 log=no log-prefix="" 

And this is what it looks like in the GUI where I set that one:-

@moderators Suggest moving this topic to Routers for advanced setups


I might leave this as a separate topic since it is the one question that many will have and with a topic on its own it is easier to search for