Who goes there?

Which of these would be commonly connected to a DMZ port in a SOHO?

A) Locally hosted web server

B) External USB storage drive

C) Tablet computer

D) Keyboard and mouse

E) Post a sentry at that DMZ

The answer: A) Locally hosted web server

A DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) port on a router is designed to allow access to resources from the outside without allowing external users to connect to the more-secure internal network. The DMZ is a good place for application servers, file servers, and other locally-hosted services.

Want to know more? Watch “Configuring a SOHO Wireless Router.”

Our SOHO routers include a myriad of settings, configuration options, and network selections. In this video, you’ll learn about options like MAC address filtering, wireless encryption options, port forwarding and port triggering, SSID, IP address management, DMZ ports, WPS, and quality of service configurations.