Enable IP Packet Forwarding


TCP/IP forwarding is not enabled in Windows by Default, this setting can be used to enable TCP/IP forwarding for all network connections (eg. different sub-net with duel NIC) and used by the computer.

Create a new DWORD value  or modify the existing value if it is there, called “IPEnableRouter” and set value to 1 (enable).

System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters]
Value Name: IPEnableRouter
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Please reboot the computer upon change.

Note: do a  registry backup before edit above value.

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