Port Forwarding the Linksys WAG300N Router for XBOX360 Salvation

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Linksys WAG300N 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:

192.168.1. <-- Don't Skip This Step!

Login to the Linksys WAG300N Router

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

How To Find Your Linksys WAG300N Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Linksys WAG300N router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Linksys WAG300N 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 Linksys WAG300N 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 Linksys WAG300N Router Username is: admin

The Default Linksys WAG300N Router Password is: admin

Click the Ok button to log in to your Linksys WAG300N router.

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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 WAG300N router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Linksys WAG300N router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward XBOX360 Salvation on the Linksys WAG300N

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Linksys WAG300N?

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.

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Now that you are logged in to your Linksys WAG300N router you should see the following:

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Click the Applications & Gaming link near the top of the page.

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

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Forward Ports 3074 on the Linksys WAG300N

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. XBOX360 Salvation requires you to forward the following ports: 3074. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Single Port Forwarding or Port Range Forwarding menu.

Application External
Protocol IP Address Enabled

When you're finished, click Save Settings 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 XBOX360 Salvation on the Linksys WAG300N 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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