Port Forwarding the NovaTech NV-945W Router for PS3 LittleBigPlanet


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the NovaTech NV-945W 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 NovaTech NV-945W Router

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

How To Find Your NovaTech NV-945W Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your NovaTech NV-945W router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The NovaTech NV-945W 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 NovaTech NV-945W router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.1.254.

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How to Port Forward PS3 LittleBigPlanet on the NovaTech NV-945W


Having trouble forwarding ports on the NovaTech NV-945W?

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 NovaTech NV-945W router to save you time and hassle.

NovaTech NV-945W Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your NovaTech NV-945W router you should see the following:

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Click the Firewall link near the left of the page.

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

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Forward Ports 5223 on the NovaTech NV-945W

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. PS3 LittleBigPlanet requires you to forward the 5223,3478,3479,3658 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Forwarding menu and then click Apply Changes.

Enable Port Forwarding
IP Address: Protocol: Port Range:- Comment:


Forward Ports 3478 on the NovaTech NV-945W

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

Enable Port Forwarding
IP Address: Protocol: Port Range:- Comment:


Forward Ports 3479 on the NovaTech NV-945W

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

Enable Port Forwarding
IP Address: Protocol: Port Range:- Comment:


Forward Ports 3658 on the NovaTech NV-945W

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

Enable Port Forwarding
IP Address: Protocol: Port Range:- Comment:

And that is it! You are done!


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for PS3 LittleBigPlanet on the NovaTech NV-945W 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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