To setup port forwarding on the Linksys BEFSR81 router your computer needs to have a static IP address. You should complete one of the following steps first:
Now we need to know your routers IP address. You can find it a variety of ways.
It's ok if you don't know your Linksys BEFSR81 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:
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 Linksys BEFSR81 router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.1.1.
Click the Ok button to log in to your Linksys BEFSR81 router.
Please visit our Default Linksys 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 Linksys BEFSR81 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Linksys BEFSR81 router back to its factory settings.
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 Linksys BEFSR81 router to save you time and hassle.
Now that you are logged in to your Linksys BEFSR81 router you should see the following:
Click the Advanced button near the right of the page.
The menu near the top should change. In this new menu, click Filters.
Put a dot into the Block WAN Request Disable radio button.
Click the Apply button near the bottom of the page.
Click the Forwarding button near the top of the page.
We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. XBOX360 FIFA 06 Road to FIFA World Cup requires you to forward the following ports: 3074. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Forwarding menu.
|Customized Applications||Ext Port||Protocol TCP||Protocol UDP||IP Address||Enable|
And that's it! You're done!
Now that you have forwarded ports for XBOX360 FIFA 06 Road to FIFA World Cup on the Linksys BEFSR81 you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.