Port forward on Mikrotik Router

Port Forwarding to Internal Web Server

According to the network diagram, there is a Web Server (IP: in internal network and now it is only accessible from internal network. Configuring MikroTik Port Forwarding, this Web Server can be accessible from out of this internal network and the following steps will show how to configure MikroTik Port Forwarding to access this internal Web Server from internet/public area.

  • Login to MikroTik Router using Winbox with admin privilege credential.
  • Go to IP > Firewall menu item and click on NAT tab and then click on PLUS SIGN (+). New NAT Rule window will appear.
  • In General tab, choose dstnat from Chain dropdown menu. Put MikroTik WAN IP (117.58.—.198) in Dst. Address input field and choose tcp from Protocol dropdown menu and then put 80 in Dst Port input field because we know Web Server works on TCP port 80.
  • Click on Action tab and choose dst-nat option from Action dropdown menu. Put Web Server IP ( in To Addresses input field and then put 80 in To Ports input field.
  • Click Apply and OK button.