Port Forwarding the Sparkcom R04AC Router for PS3 Virtua Tennis 3


What is Port Forwarding?

If you don't know what Port Forwarding is yet, you might want to start by reading our What is Port Forwarding guide.

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Sparkcom R04AC 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:

Don't Skip This Step!

Login to the Sparkcom R04AC Router

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

How To Find Your Sparkcom R04AC Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Sparkcom R04AC router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Sparkcom R04AC 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 Sparkcom R04AC router. By default the IP address should be set to 10.0.0.2.

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

The Default Sparkcom R04AC Router Username is: admin

The Default Sparkcom R04AC Router Password is: epicrouter


Click the Ok button to log in to your Sparkcom R04AC router.


Default Usernames and Passwords for other Sparkcom Routers

Please visit our Default Sparkcom 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 Sparkcom R04AC router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Sparkcom R04AC router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward PS3 Virtua Tennis 3 on the Sparkcom R04AC


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Sparkcom R04AC?

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 Sparkcom R04AC router to save you time and hassle.

Sparkcom R04AC Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Sparkcom R04AC router you should see the following:

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

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Forward Ports 5223 on the Sparkcom R04AC

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. PS3 Virtua Tennis 3 requires you to forward the 5223,3478,3479,3658 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Server menu and then click Add This Setting.

ID Public Port Private Port Port Type Host IP Address  
1 TCP
UDP


Forward Ports 5223 on the Sparkcom R04AC

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

ID Public Port Private Port Port Type Host IP Address  
2 TCP
UDP


Forward Ports 3478 on the Sparkcom R04AC

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

ID Public Port Private Port Port Type Host IP Address  
3 TCP
UDP


Forward Ports 3479 on the Sparkcom R04AC

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

ID Public Port Private Port Port Type Host IP Address  
4 TCP
UDP


Forward Ports 3658 on the Sparkcom R04AC

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

ID Public Port Private Port Port Type Host IP Address  
5 TCP
UDP

When you're finished, click Save Settings near the left 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 Virtua Tennis 3 on the Sparkcom R04AC 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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