need help opening ports!

By SenateKT
Nov 27, 2005
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  1. ok so i got madden06 and im having one hell of a time opening the ports on my router to allow me to play onlineive been having to unplug the router to play. i found that i have to open
    HTTP: 80 (outbound only)
    HTTPS: 443 (outbound only)
    TCP 13500, 28400-28499, 32768-65535 (outbound only)
    UDP 1795, 1797 (inbound and outbound)

    the problem is i logg onto my router (D-link DI-524) but i dunno wtf virtual server? application? firewall? and suggestions anyone who has done this and could step me through would be great.
  2. zephead

    zephead TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,483

    what kind of router is it? rather that the setup you dscribed, you could set up a DMZ host scheme using the IP address of your device. DMZ hosting can be used to expose a computer on the LAN to unrestricted WAN activity and will require no physical unplugging of cables and whatnot.
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