Port Forwarding the Dlink DIR-601 Router for PS3 Mortal Kombat II

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Dlink DIR-601 router your device 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 device, please enter the IP address that you assigned to your device here:

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Login to the Dlink DIR-601 Router

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

How To Find Your Dlink DIR-601 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Dlink DIR-601 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Dlink DIR-601 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 Dlink DIR-601 router. By default the IP address should be set to

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

The Default Dlink DIR-601 Router Username is: Admin

The Default Dlink DIR-601 Router Password is: blank

Click the Log In button to log in to your Dlink DIR-601 router.

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How to Port Forward PS3 Mortal Kombat II on the Dlink DIR-601

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Dlink DIR-601?

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 router to save you time and hassle.

Dlink DIR-601 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Dlink DIR-601 router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced button near the top of the page.

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Click the Port Forwarding button near the left of the page.

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Forward Ports (5223)TCP, (5223,3478,3479)UDP on the Dlink DIR-601

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. PS3 Mortal Kombat II requires you to forward the following ports: 5223,3478,3479,3658. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Forwarding Rules menu.

      Ports to Open  
IP Address
Inbound Filter

Forward Ports 3658 on the Dlink DIR-601

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Port Forwarding Rules page. Go ahead and enter those settings now.

      Ports to Open  
IP Address
Inbound Filter

When you're finished, click Save Settings near the top 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 PS3 Mortal Kombat II on the Dlink DIR-601 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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