Port Forwarding the Asus RT-N66U Router for Sony Playstation 3


What is Port Forwarding?

If you don't know what Port Forwarding is yet, you might want to start by reading our What is Port Forwarding guide.

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Asus RT-N66U router your computer needs to have a static IP address. You should complete one of the following steps first:


Now that you have setup a Static IP Address on your computer, please enter the IP address that you assigned to your computer here:

Don't Skip This Step!

Login to the Asus RT-N66U Router

Now we need to know your routers IP address. You can find it a variety of ways.

How To Find Your Asus RT-N66U Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Asus RT-N66U router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Asus RT-N66U Router Using Your Web Browser

Open a web browser like Internet Explorer or Firefox. Enter the internal IP address of your router in the address bar of your browser.

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In the picture above the address bar has http://www.google.com in it. Just replace all of that with the internal IP address of your Asus RT-N66U router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.1.1.

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You should see a box prompting you for your username and password. Enter your username and password now.

The Default Asus RT-N66U Router Username is: admin

The Default Asus RT-N66U Router Password is: admin


Click the Ok button to log in to your Asus RT-N66U router.


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If you can't login to your router because you forgot your Asus RT-N66U router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Asus RT-N66U router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward Sony Playstation 3 on the Asus RT-N66U


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Asus RT-N66U?

If you are having trouble with this guide, then perhaps PFConfig may be your solution. PFConfig is a software tool that will automatically forward ports for your Asus RT-N66U router to save you time and hassle.

Asus RT-N66U Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Asus RT-N66U router you should see the following:

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Click the WAN button near the left of the page.

The menu near the top should change. In this new menu, click Virtual Server / Port Forwarding.

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Forward Ports 80 on the Asus RT-N66U

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Sony Playstation 3 requires you to forward the 80,443,465,983,3478-3479,3658,5223,10070-10080 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Server / Port Forwarding menu and then click Add.

Enable Port Forwarding Yes No
 
Service Name Port Range Local IP Local Port Protocol Add / Delete


Forward Ports 443 on the Asus RT-N66U

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Server / Port Forwarding page. Go ahead and enter those settings and then click Add.

Enable Port Forwarding Yes No
 
Service Name Port Range Local IP Local Port Protocol Add / Delete


Forward Ports 465 on the Asus RT-N66U

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Server / Port Forwarding page. Go ahead and enter those settings and then click Add.

Enable Port Forwarding Yes No
 
Service Name Port Range Local IP Local Port Protocol Add / Delete


Forward Ports 983 on the Asus RT-N66U

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Server / Port Forwarding page. Go ahead and enter those settings and then click Add.

Enable Port Forwarding Yes No
 
Service Name Port Range Local IP Local Port Protocol Add / Delete


Forward Ports 3478-3479 on the Asus RT-N66U

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Server / Port Forwarding page. Go ahead and enter those settings and then click Add.

Enable Port Forwarding Yes No
 
Service Name Port Range Local IP Local Port Protocol Add / Delete


Forward Ports 3658 on the Asus RT-N66U

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Server / Port Forwarding page. Go ahead and enter those settings and then click Add.

Enable Port Forwarding Yes No
 
Service Name Port Range Local IP Local Port Protocol Add / Delete


Forward Ports 5223 on the Asus RT-N66U

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Server / Port Forwarding page. Go ahead and enter those settings and then click Add.

Enable Port Forwarding Yes No
 
Service Name Port Range Local IP Local Port Protocol Add / Delete


Forward Ports 10070-10080 on the Asus RT-N66U

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Server / Port Forwarding page. Go ahead and enter those settings and then click Add.

Enable Port Forwarding Yes No
 
Service Name Port Range Local IP Local Port Protocol Add / Delete

When you're finished, click Apply near the bottom of the screen to save your changes.

And that's it! You're done!


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for Sony Playstation 3 on the Asus RT-N66U you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.

To test if your port has been properly forwarded, you can use our Open Port Check tool. Our Open Port Check tool is the only online port checking tool with Guaranteed Results.

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