FAQ Safety instructions to use a public.IP
Please note that using a mdex public.IP allows unrestricted access from the internet!
When using an 'mdex public.IP', your network is exposed to access from the Internet. It is therefore essential that you observe the following security instructions so that your network is best protected against and infection by .
Safety instructions (security checklist).
- Set a secure password
Be sure to change the factory default passwords on your network devices and routers and set a .
- Enable firewall
Secure your accessible network devices against unauthorised access from the Internet with a .
- Disable unneeded services
Deactivate all unnecessary services/servers in the mobile router and the accessible terminals.
For more information, please refer to the documentation of your operating system or contact your network administrator.
| Open services / servers |
| || (Port 5353) |
| || (Port 53) |
| || (Port 161) |
| || (Port 1900) |
| || (Port 111) |
| Services for administration |
| || (Port 22) |
| || (Port 23) |
| || (Port 3389) |
- Port forwarding of only the required ports
In the router, instead of "forwarding all ports", better set up "forwarding only the required ports" to the destination device as (Forwarding). A description of how to set up port forwarding can usually be found in the manual of the router you are using.
- Regular software updates
New software releases close already known security holes and thus continuously improve protection for possible . So make sure that all routers and network devices always have the latest software versions installed.
For the latest mdex software versions, go to mdex Downloads
- Make employees aware of internet dangers
Make your employees aware of possible dangers from the Internet so that they do not open file attachments from unknown senders or download files from unknown Internet sites. This way you can reduce the risk of your network devices being infected by (e.g. the encryption Trojan ).
- Encrypt data transmission
Data transmission over the internet should be encrypted. Most routers and network devices supported appropriate encryption protocols, such as .
By using our IP service mdex fixed.IP+ the access is only possible from a closed user group (mdex VPN). Your devices are thus protected from unwanted access from the Internet.