Port Forwarding the Planex BLW-54SAG Router for PS3 Sonic the Hedgehog


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Planex BLW-54SAG 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:

192.168.1. <-- Don't Skip This Step!

Login to the Planex BLW-54SAG Router

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

How To Find Your Planex BLW-54SAG Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Planex BLW-54SAG router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Planex BLW-54SAG 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 Planex BLW-54SAG 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 Planex BLW-54SAG Router Username is: admin

The Default Planex BLW-54SAG Router Password is: password


Click the Ok button to log in to your Planex BLW-54SAG router.


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How to Port Forward PS3 Sonic the Hedgehog on the Planex BLW-54SAG


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Planex BLW-54SAG?

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 Planex BLW-54SAG router to save you time and hassle.

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Now that you are logged in to your Planex BLW-54SAG router you should see the following:

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Click the Applications & Gaming button near the top of the page.

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Forward Ports 5223 on the Planex BLW-54SAG

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. PS3 Sonic the Hedgehog requires you to forward the following ports: 5223,3478,3479,3658. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Range Forwarding menu.

Start ~ End Port Protocol To IP Address Enabled
~ TCP UDP 192.168.1.


Forward Ports 3478 on the Planex BLW-54SAG

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

Start ~ End Port Protocol To IP Address Enabled
~ TCP UDP 192.168.1.


Forward Ports 3479 on the Planex BLW-54SAG

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

Start ~ End Port Protocol To IP Address Enabled
~ TCP UDP 192.168.1.


Forward Ports 3658 on the Planex BLW-54SAG

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

Start ~ End Port Protocol To IP Address Enabled
~ TCP UDP 192.168.1.

When you're finished, click Apply near the bottom 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 PS3 Sonic the Hedgehog on the Planex BLW-54SAG 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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