SOLVED Difficulty With Minecraft Server

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This is another "cant set up a Minecraft server" post ... MINECRAFT EVENTS SERVERS Hoping that someone will be able to help. The server is working on my computer but it is not working on his. MINECRAFT EVENTS SERVERS

Both of our computers are wired directly to the ASUS RT-AC86U router via ethernet cable. His local IP address is

These are the settings for port forwarding:

Service Name Minecraft Source IP: (blank) Port Range: 25565 Local IP: Local Port: 25565 TCP: BOTH

If he is running Minecraft on his personal computer and direct connects to the connection is established. If he enters an external IP (obtained via the "Network Map" page of the router settings) it will return the error:

Failed to connect to the server$AnnotatedConnectException: Connection timed out: no further information

I am getting the same error from Minecraft when I try to connect to from my computer.

But here's the kicker ... Everything works when I run the server on my computer ( and modify the Local IP port forward settings accordingly. I can connect to the Minecraft server using either my local IP or an external IP.