Port Forwarding the Rosewill RNX-GX4 Router for Earth 2160

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Rosewill RNX-GX4 router your device 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 device, please enter the IP address that you assigned to your device here:

Don't Skip This Step!

Login to the Rosewill RNX-GX4 Router

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

How To Find Your Rosewill RNX-GX4 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Rosewill RNX-GX4 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Rosewill RNX-GX4 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 Rosewill RNX-GX4 router. By default the IP address should be set to

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You should see a box prompting you for your username and password. Enter your username and password now.

The Default Rosewill RNX-GX4 Router Username is: admin

The Default Rosewill RNX-GX4 Router Password is: guest

Click the Ok button to log in to your Rosewill RNX-GX4 router.

Default Usernames and Passwords for other Rosewill Routers

Please visit our Default Rosewill 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 Rosewill RNX-GX4 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Rosewill RNX-GX4 router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward Earth 2160 on the Rosewill RNX-GX4

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Rosewill RNX-GX4?

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 router to save you time and hassle.

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Now that you are logged in to your Rosewill RNX-GX4 router you should see the following:

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Click the Virtual Service link near the left of the page.

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Forward Ports 17771 on the Rosewill RNX-GX4

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Earth 2160 requires you to forward the 17771,17172 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Server Setting menu and then click Save Settings.

Internal Host IP Address    
External Port Start     -
Internal Port    

Forward Ports 17172 on the Rosewill RNX-GX4

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Server Setting page. Go ahead and enter those settings and then click Save Settings.

Internal Host IP Address    
External Port Start     -
Internal Port    

And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for Earth 2160 on the Rosewill RNX-GX4 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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