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This is a discussion on UPnP within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; UPnP had it switched off for so long now i have forgotten what it does. Now my router has had ...
- 08-04-08, 07:56 PM #1
- 08-04-08, 08:40 PM #2
Basically it allows devices and services to connect to your router/PC without any special action to open ports etc. You can read all about it HERE Many consider it to be a security risk and disable it. The last hole found was a couple of months ago when a security expert discovered there was a flaw in Adobe Flash, which allowed access to the routers settings, don't ask me how
If you don't need it leave it off.