Port Forwarding the Netopia 3342 Router for IL2-Sturmovik


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Netopia 3342 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 Netopia 3342 Router

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

How To Find Your Netopia 3342 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Netopia 3342 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Netopia 3342 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 Netopia 3342 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 Netopia 3342 Router Username is: admin

The Default Netopia 3342 Router Password is: 1234


Click the Ok button to log in to your Netopia 3342 router.


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How to Port Forward IL2-Sturmovik on the Netopia 3342


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Netopia 3342?

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 Netopia 3342 router to save you time and hassle.

Netopia 3342 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Netopia 3342 router you should see the following:

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Click the Expert Mode link near the left of the page.

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Click the Yes, enter expert mode button near the center of the page.

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

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click NAT.

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Click the Define Custom Service button near the center of the page.

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Put a dot into the Port Forwarding: Range of Ports radio button.

Click the Next button.

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Forward Ports 21000 on the Netopia 3342

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. IL2-Sturmovik requires you to forward the 21000 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Range menu and then click Next.

Service Name:
  The above name will be saved as this service's description
Global Port Range: -
Base Host Port:
Protocol: TCPUDP
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Select the service you created from the Service Name drop down box.

Click the Enable button.

And that is it! You are done!


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for IL2-Sturmovik on the Netopia 3342 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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