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Enable loopback on w31 mesh router

  • 18 March 2023
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I want to be able do loopback testing.  I have a website I’m developing locally but I either need to test it on my own machine or from an external one but I can’t visit the external IP from my local machine.


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Hello xksteven,

As you are experiencing trouble visiting from external IP from local machine

I would recommend you to do a Port Forwarding for 80 TCP or 80 TCP/UDP to the web browser.

Once done you can try to access the website in your mobile phone using your mobile data service. 

Let us know if this helps. 

 

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This is cumbersome to be forced to switch devices to verify that external IP is working. 

I can't say I would recommend this router to other developers knowing this router lacked this feature or was not developed for the router.