Reliance JioFiber: Port Forwarding NOT SUPPORTED

The JioFiber router web interface presents option for port forwarding however it does not work in practice.
The page accepts and saves all the configuration changes you do. Yet you won't be able to connect to the port from outside.

The router also has a DMZ and UPnP options and those do not work either.
Customer care is unable to help ("We have no information about this at the moment")

The IP address as seen from outside is different than what the router shows as its WAN IP. So the router is not directly exposed to the internet. It is behind a NAT/Firewall.

The IP the router sees is 100.XX.XX.XX
IP as seen by sites like whatismyip.com is 49.XX.XX.XX

As far as I know 100.XX.XX.XX is a public IP but trying to access that IP from outside does not work either. So the router is sitting behind a firewall.

This is a major limitation if you want to run any kind of server. So developers and gamers beware.
If you want to make your DVR internet accessible, you can't.

With JioFi (dongle) you could use internet accessible IPv6 address to eliminate need of port forwarding but the Jio Fiber router only allocates local IPv6 addresses. Even if IPv6 worked like JioFi, it would not solve problem for IPv4 connections. So there is no alternative at the moment. You can use a VPN, but it slows you down and has other limitations.

I was planning to discontinue my old ISP but due to this limitation, I might have to discontinue JioFiber instead.
 
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33
Location
Mumbai
ISP
Jiofibre
Does anyone know how to stop the broadcast of Jio's IPv6 DNS to devices? It's frustrating.
Are there issues you are facing due to the brioadcast?
 
Messages
33
Location
Mumbai
ISP
Jiofibre
I have allowed IPv6 in the firewall and the rule is enabled but it is still not reachable from outside. What could be the reason?
How are you testing this ?
When you say outside the server / pc you are testing from is also ipv6 enabled right?
Use the ipv6 test site to know that ipv6 is reachable first if not already done.
 
Messages
305
Location
Guwahati
ISP
JioFiber
@keithcardozo I am directly connected via LAN



ipv6 ping.jpg
jio firewall.png
 
Messages
33
Location
Mumbai
ISP
Jiofibre
From your internal lan either via your phone or other pc is the ipv6 address pingable?
Share a screen shot of lan ipv6 config on the jiorouter. What is the prefix /64 ?