Port Forwarding the Dlink DSL-500Tv2 Router for PS3 Command and Conquer Red Alert 3


What is Port Forwarding?

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Login to the Dlink DSL-500Tv2 Router

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

How To Find Your Dlink DSL-500Tv2 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Dlink DSL-500Tv2 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Dlink DSL-500Tv2 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 DSL-500Tv2 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 Dlink DSL-500Tv2 Router Username is: admin

The Default Dlink DSL-500Tv2 Router Password is: admin


Click the Ok button to log in to your Dlink DSL-500Tv2 router.


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How to Port Forward PS3 Command and Conquer Red Alert 3 on the Dlink DSL-500Tv2


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Dlink DSL-500Tv2?

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 Dlink DSL-500Tv2 router to save you time and hassle.

Dlink DSL-500Tv2 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Dlink DSL-500Tv2 router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced link near the top of the page.

The menu on the left should change. In this new menu, click Virtual Server.

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Put a dot into the User radio button.

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Click the Add button near the bottom of the page.

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Forward Ports 5223 on the Dlink DSL-500Tv2

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. PS3 Command and Conquer Red Alert 3 requires you to forward the 5223,3478,3479,3658 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Rule Managment menu and then click Apply.

Rule Name    
Protocol    
Port Start Port End
Port Map Port Map End


Forward Ports 5223 on the Dlink DSL-500Tv2

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

Rule Name    
Protocol    
Port Start Port End
Port Map Port Map End


Forward Ports 3478 on the Dlink DSL-500Tv2

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

Rule Name    
Protocol    
Port Start Port End
Port Map Port Map End


Forward Ports 3479 on the Dlink DSL-500Tv2

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

Rule Name    
Protocol    
Port Start Port End
Port Map Port Map End


Forward Ports 3658 on the Dlink DSL-500Tv2

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

Rule Name    
Protocol    
Port Start Port End
Port Map Port Map End
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Select the applications you just created in the Available Rules list, then click the Add > button to move them to the Applied Rules box.

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 PS3 Command and Conquer Red Alert 3 on the Dlink DSL-500Tv2 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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