Port Forwarding the Topcom BR204 Router for PS3 Fatal Inertia EX


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Topcom BR204 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 Topcom BR204 Router

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

How To Find Your Topcom BR204 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Topcom BR204 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Topcom BR204 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 Topcom BR204 router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.0.1.

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

The Default Topcom BR204 Router Username is: admin

The Default Topcom BR204 Router Password is: blank


Click the Ok button to log in to your Topcom BR204 router.


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How to Port Forward PS3 Fatal Inertia EX on the Topcom BR204


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Topcom BR204?

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 Topcom BR204 router to save you time and hassle.

Topcom BR204 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Topcom BR204 router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced Setings button near the top of the page.

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

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Forward Ports 5223 on the Topcom BR204

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. PS3 Fatal Inertia EX requires you to forward the following ports: 5223,3478,3479,3658. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Server Settings menu.

  Internal IP Service Port Range
1 192.168.0.  ~ 


Forward Ports 3478 on the Topcom BR204

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

  Internal IP Service Port Range
2 192.168.0.  ~ 


Forward Ports 3479 on the Topcom BR204

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

  Internal IP Service Port Range
3 192.168.0.  ~ 


Forward Ports 3658 on the Topcom BR204

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

  Internal IP Service Port Range
4 192.168.0.  ~ 

When you are finished, click the Submit button.


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for PS3 Fatal Inertia EX on the Topcom BR204 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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