Port Forwarding the Etec PT-8505G Router for Command and Conquer Zero Hour


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 Etec PT-8505G 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 Etec PT-8505G Router

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

How To Find Your Etec PT-8505G Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Etec PT-8505G router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Etec PT-8505G 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 Etec PT-8505G 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 Etec PT-8505G Router Username is: Admin

The Default Etec PT-8505G Router Password is: Admin


Click the Log In button to log in to your Etec PT-8505G router.


Default Usernames and Passwords for other Etec Routers

Please visit our Default Etec Router Passwords page if the username and password shown below did not work for you.

If you can't login to your router because you forgot your Etec PT-8505G router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Etec PT-8505G router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward Command and Conquer Zero Hour on the Etec PT-8505G


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Etec PT-8505G?

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 Etec PT-8505G router to save you time and hassle.

Etec PT-8505G Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Etec PT-8505G router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced button near the top of the page.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Port Forwarding.

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Put a dot into the User radio button.

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Click the New button near the bottom of the page.

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Forward Ports 80 on the Etec PT-8505G

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Command and Conquer Zero Hour requires you to forward the 80,6667,28910,29900,29920,4321,27900 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Rule Management menu and then click Apply.

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


Forward Ports 6667 on the Etec PT-8505G

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

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


Forward Ports 28910 on the Etec PT-8505G

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

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


Forward Ports 29900 on the Etec PT-8505G

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

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


Forward Ports 29920 on the Etec PT-8505G

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

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


Forward Ports 4321 on the Etec PT-8505G

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

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


Forward Ports 27900 on the Etec PT-8505G

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

Rule Name:
Protocol:
Port Start: Port End:
Port Map:
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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 Command and Conquer Zero Hour on the Etec PT-8505G 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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