Hi i have a port forwarding rule setup on my router which i did not enable and i cannot seem to find the switch to disable upnp on my router.
I have no idea what Giraffic is and also it is set up to a DHCP IP address i do not recognise.
Any ideas what it is and what i can do to remove the rule (there is no remove or delete rule option in its entry unlike the manual port forwards i have set up for my online games)
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What make/model of router do you have? Hopefully then I will be able to help you remove this.
I haven't heard of this either, but Google Girrafic comes up with this, if it helps:-
Giraffic is a company that develops "Distributed Adaptive Storage & Streaming" as well as had developed "Adaptive Video Acceleration” software that attempted to improve the performance of streaming video.
The source was Wikipedia.
its the sagemom make
model FAST5364 3
on the port forwarding section of the router there is a upnp section but no toggle for the service, just a section above the manual port creation part that has two fields that seem to be explained as related to upnp
the fields are currently set up showing this
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there is a information box that cites UPNP IGD as follows
In future please send screenshots, don't describe what they say.
UPnP is set up by the device in question and is normally of fairly short duration. No passwords are required making this very insecure/dangerous. Currently, UPnP is enabled in this router and cannot be disabled within the router's UI. I have requested it to be made user-selectable, so we will have to see what the next firmware revision brings & sorry, but I have no idea when this will be.
Can you ping this device's IP address?
How does it connect to the router via WiFi or a wired connection? If you are sure this device should not be connected, if wireless setup a MAC address filter for the WiFi band that it is using, you may have to do this on both bands. If wired, remove the Ethernet cable from the router.
Hence why, as I said, that I have requested that the developers make it a user-configurable setting.