Port Forwarding the Motorola VT2442 Router for Lord of the Rings Online


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Motorola VT2442 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:

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Login to the Motorola VT2442 Router

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

How To Find Your Motorola VT2442 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Motorola VT2442 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Motorola VT2442 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 Motorola VT2442 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 Motorola VT2442 Router Username is: admin

The Default Motorola VT2442 Router Password is: admin


Click the Log In button to log in to your Motorola VT2442 router.


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How to Port Forward Lord of the Rings Online on the Motorola VT2442


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Motorola VT2442?

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 Motorola VT2442 router to save you time and hassle.

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Now that you are logged in to your Motorola VT2442 router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced button near the top of the page.

The menu on the left should change. In this new menu, click Port Forwarding.

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Click the Custom Rules link.

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Forward Ports 80 on the Motorola VT2442

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Lord of the Rings Online requires you to forward the 80,2900-2910,9000-9010 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Add Port Forwarding menu and then click Add Port Forwarding.

Connection: Enable:
Application: Protocol:
Source IP Address: Source Netmask:
Destination IP Address: Destination Netmask:
Destination Port Start: Destination Port End:
Destination Port Map:    


Forward Ports 2900-2910 on the Motorola VT2442

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

Connection: Enable:
Application: Protocol:
Source IP Address: Source Netmask:
Destination IP Address: Destination Netmask:
Destination Port Start: Destination Port End:
Destination Port Map:    


Forward Ports 9000-9010 on the Motorola VT2442

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

Connection: Enable:
Application: Protocol:
Source IP Address: Source Netmask:
Destination IP Address: Destination Netmask:
Destination Port Start: Destination Port End:
Destination 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 are finished, click the Apply button.

When you're finished, click Save Settings near the left 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 Lord of the Rings Online on the Motorola VT2442 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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