How to forward port 80 and 443 on Excitel Broadband connection

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Noida
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EXCITEL
Hi Everyone,

I have created a media server using Raspberry Pi and NextcloudPi. It is working fine locally. I want to access the server through Internet through duckdns(a dynamic dns provider). So for that ports 80 and 443 should be opened. I own a Excitel fiber connection with a DBC XPON router. I tried to see the port forwarding settings on the router's admin dashboard but was unable to find any.
I also contacted Excitel and they simply told me that they can not provide static IP. I am not sure if there is any relation with port forwarding. Can anyone please provide their inputs regarding my issue. I am really at a loss here as there are no other service providers in my area(Ghaziabad).
Any help is appreciated.
Thanks
 

JB701

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Delhi
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TriplePlay/Excitel
you can't, Excitel is on carrier grade NAT.

Use ZeroTier to access devices outside LAN.

 
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EXCITEL
Thank you @JB701 for your suggestion. I am going to try ZeroTier as suggested. I have one confusion, will I have to install ZeroTier on all the devices from which I need access the RPi4 through Internet? I know that I have to install it on RPi4 atleast. So if you have any inputs let me know.
 

JB701

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Thanks a lot @JB701 . I really appreciate all the help and useful links provided. Both the links provided were useful. I was not expecting a headless setup for ZeroTier on RPi4 and was thinking of purchasing a monitor. Thanks for saving me some money. I am now able to access the NextCloud Server. One more question that I have is, can I assign a DNS name to the static IP that I have assigned to my server/RPi4?
 

JB701

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Simplest solution would be to buy a domain name and put the ZeroTier IP on subdomain.

*.cyou is an cheap TLD on porkbun.com. I got three domains for three years myself for 15 Dollars.

Edit: right now .cyou is cheaper on namesilo.

Alternatively if don't want to spend any money for first year go for .tk tld .



Also, you don't need a monitor to access desktop of Raspi. You can install X2Go to access.
 


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