Port Forwarding the Westell Versalink-327W Router for PS3 PowerUp Forever


What is Port Forwarding?

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Login to the Westell Versalink-327W Router

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

How To Find Your Westell Versalink-327W Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Westell Versalink-327W router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Westell Versalink-327W 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 Westell Versalink-327W 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 Westell Versalink-327W Router Username is: admin

The Default Westell Versalink-327W Router Password is: admin


Click the Ok button to log in to your Westell Versalink-327W router.


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If you can't login to your router because you forgot your Westell Versalink-327W router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Westell Versalink-327W router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward PS3 PowerUp Forever on the Westell Versalink-327W


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Westell Versalink-327W?

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 Westell Versalink-327W router to save you time and hassle.

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Now that you are logged in to your Westell Versalink-327W router you should see the following:

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Click the Firewall and Passwords button near the top of the page.

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Click the NAT/Gaming button near the right of the page.

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Click the Define Custom Service button near the center of the page.

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Put a dot into the Port Forwarding Ranges of Ports radio button.

Click the Next button near the bottom of the page.

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Forward Ports 5223 on the Westell Versalink-327W

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

Service Name:
 The above name will be saved as this
Services description.
Global Port Range: -
Base Host Port
ProtocolTCPUDP


Service Details
Service Name: Name1
Type: Port Forwarding
Port 1
Protocol: UDP or TCP
Global Port(s): 5223-5223
Base Host Port: 5223


Forward Ports 5223 on the Westell Versalink-327W

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

Service Name:
 The above name will be saved as this
Services description.
Global Port Range: -
Base Host Port
ProtocolTCPUDP


Service Details
Service Name: Name2
Type: Port Forwarding
Port 1
Protocol: UDP or TCP
Global Port(s): 5223-5223
Base Host Port: 5223


Forward Ports 3478 on the Westell Versalink-327W

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

Service Name:
 The above name will be saved as this
Services description.
Global Port Range: -
Base Host Port
ProtocolTCPUDP


Service Details
Service Name: Name3
Type: Port Forwarding
Port 1
Protocol: UDP or TCP
Global Port(s): 3478-3478
Base Host Port: 3478


Forward Ports 3479 on the Westell Versalink-327W

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

Service Name:
 The above name will be saved as this
Services description.
Global Port Range: -
Base Host Port
ProtocolTCPUDP


Service Details
Service Name: Name4
Type: Port Forwarding
Port 1
Protocol: UDP or TCP
Global Port(s): 3479-3479
Base Host Port: 3479


Forward Ports 3658 on the Westell Versalink-327W

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

Service Name:
 The above name will be saved as this
Services description.
Global Port Range: -
Base Host Port
ProtocolTCPUDP


Service Details
Service Name: Name5
Type: Port Forwarding
Port 1
Protocol: UDP or TCP
Global Port(s): 3658-3658
Base Host Port: 3658
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Click the Done button near the bottom of the page.

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Select the application you created using the Service Name drop down box. Then click Enable to enable it.

And that is it! You are done!


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for PS3 PowerUp Forever on the Westell Versalink-327W 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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