Port Forwarding the Linksys befws1s4 Router for XBOX360 Hardwood Backgammon


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Linksys befws1s4 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:

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

Login to the Linksys befws1s4 Router

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

How To Find Your Linksys befws1s4 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Linksys befws1s4 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Linksys befws1s4 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 befws1s4 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 Linksys befws1s4 Router Username is: admin

The Default Linksys befws1s4 Router Password is: admin


Click the Ok button to log in to your Linksys befws1s4 router.


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How to Port Forward XBOX360 Hardwood Backgammon on the Linksys befws1s4


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Linksys befws1s4?

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 befws1s4 router to save you time and hassle.

Linksys befws1s4 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Linksys befws1s4 router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced link near the right of the page.

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Put a dot into the Block WAN Request Disable radio button.

Click the Apply button near the bottom of the page.

Click the Forwarding link near the top of the page.

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Forward Ports 3074 on the Linksys befws1s4

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

Customized Applications Ext.Port Protocol
TCP
Protocol
UDP
IP Address Enable
To 192.168.1.

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 XBOX360 Hardwood Backgammon on the Linksys befws1s4 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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