Port Forwarding the DirecWay DW600E Router for PS3 College Hoops 2K8


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the DirecWay DW600E 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:

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Login to the DirecWay DW600E Router

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

How To Find Your DirecWay DW600E Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your DirecWay DW600E router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The DirecWay DW600E 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 DirecWay DW600E router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.0.1.

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

The Default DirecWay DW600E Router Username is: admin

The Default DirecWay DW600E Router Password is: admin


Click the Ok button to log in to your DirecWay DW600E router.


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If you can't login to your router because you forgot your DirecWay DW600E router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your DirecWay DW600E router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward PS3 College Hoops 2K8 on the DirecWay DW600E


Having trouble forwarding ports on the DirecWay DW600E?

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 DirecWay DW600E router to save you time and hassle.

DirecWay DW600E Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your DirecWay DW600E router you should see the following:

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Click the Port Forwarding Configuration link near the bottom of the page.

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Click the Add Rule button near the center of the page.

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Forward Ports 5223 on the DirecWay DW600E

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. PS3 College Hoops 2K8 requires you to forward the 5223,3478,3479,3658 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Add Rule menu and then click Save Rule.

Rule
ID
Server IP
Address
Server
port
Global
port
Protocol
Type


Forward Ports 5223 on the DirecWay DW600E

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

Rule
ID
Server IP
Address
Server
port
Global
port
Protocol
Type


Forward Ports 3478 on the DirecWay DW600E

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

Rule
ID
Server IP
Address
Server
port
Global
port
Protocol
Type


Forward Ports 3479 on the DirecWay DW600E

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

Rule
ID
Server IP
Address
Server
port
Global
port
Protocol
Type


Forward Ports 3658 on the DirecWay DW600E

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

Rule
ID
Server IP
Address
Server
port
Global
port
Protocol
Type

And that is it! You are done!


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for PS3 College Hoops 2K8 on the DirecWay DW600E 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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