Port Forwarding the MSI RG54G2 Router for Rainbow Six

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 MSI RG54G2 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 MSI RG54G2 Router

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

How To Find Your MSI RG54G2 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your MSI RG54G2 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The MSI RG54G2 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 MSI RG54G2 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 MSI RG54G2 Router Username is: admin

The Default MSI RG54G2 Router Password is: admin

Click the Ok button to log in to your MSI RG54G2 router.

Default Usernames and Passwords for other MSI Routers

Please visit our Default MSI 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 MSI RG54G2 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your MSI RG54G2 router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward Rainbow Six on the MSI RG54G2

Having trouble forwarding ports on the MSI RG54G2?

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.

MSI RG54G2 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your MSI RG54G2 router you should see the following:

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Click the Customized Configuration button near the center of the page.

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Click the NAT button near the top of the page.

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Click the Virtual Server link near the left of the page.

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Forward Ports 2346 on the MSI RG54G2

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Rainbow Six requires you to forward the 2346 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Server menu and then click + Add.

Service Name Private IP Start Private Port Type Start Public Port Number of Ports

And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for Rainbow Six on the MSI RG54G2 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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