To setup port forwarding on the Netcomm NetcommNB5 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:
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 Netcomm NetcommNB5 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 Netcomm NetcommNB5 router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.1.1.
Click the Ok button to log in to your Netcomm NetcommNB5 router.
Please visit our Default Netcomm 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 Netcomm NetcommNB5 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Netcomm NetcommNB5 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 Netcomm NetcommNB5 router to save you time and hassle.
Now that you are logged in to your Netcomm NetcommNB5 router you should see the following:
Click the Advanced button near the top of the page.
The menu on the left should change. In this new menu, click Port Forwarding.
Click the Custom Rules button near the center 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. Colin McRae - DiRT requires you to forward the 30002 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Custom Port Forwarding menu and then click Apply.
|Source IP Address:||Source Netmask:|
|Destination IP Address:||Destination Netmask:|
|Destination Port Start:||Destination Port End:|
|Destination Port Map:|
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!
Now that you have forwarded ports for Colin McRae - DiRT on the Netcomm NetcommNB5 you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.