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If any of you are familiar with the type 3 connection on PS3 you know that it is best to have type 2. I don't have problems playing online, but I have got restrictions trying to join my friends on COD4 for instance. Thus I am seeking to change the type 3 to type 2. I opened some ports to the PS3 via port forwarding. For instance I have one port open starting at 4658 and ending on 4659. I figure port forwarding was the way to go over port triggering. I also have DMZ open on the ps3 IP address. The only thing I haven't done is turn off the SPI firewall which should have no effect. Here are some screen shots of my router and settings. Any suggestions and information is helpful. Thanks.

post #2 of 10
DMZ will open all ports to the PS3 (never heard of a ps3 virus yet, so nothing wrong with this really). You shouldn't need to forward any ports or anything, they are all open.

Your PS3 is connected straight to the router I take it? Remember it is possible that the modem is blocking some ports too, make sure it isn't.
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How would I check the modem out?
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Usually the modems IP will be 192.168.0.1
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Yeah you gotta set up the PS3 for a static connection and then port forward the IP that you assigned to the PS3.

Google the ports.
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only NAT 2 will work for me even if I have NAT 3 enabled on my PS3. It doesnt make any difference
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Well, I will have to get the IP to the modem which should be easy, but all the port forwarding and static IP address has already been setup previous to this post. You can click on those thumbnails to see for yourself on the router side of things.... still working on the kinks...
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Well, I will have to get the IP to the modem which should be easy, but all the port forwarding and static IP address has already been setup previous to this post. You can click on those thumbnails to see for yourself on the router side of things.... still working on the kinks...
Well, if your modem it blocking the ports, you can foward them with your router all you want and they will stay blocked. The ports must be open to the PS3 on every device between it and the internet. If that's not it, I don't really know what it would be though.
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I tried the IP addy you suggested and that was not it... so I will still have to check out the modem. I looked at the physical modem itself and no IP was on it as it is on most modems and routers.... I will hunt down it's box...
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I tried the IP addy you suggested and that was not it... so I will still have to check out the modem. I looked at the physical modem itself and no IP was on it as it is on most modems and routers.... I will hunt down it's box...
I would suggest an internet search with the model# which has got to be on the bottom somewhere lol.
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