Port Forwarding the iiNet BoB2 Router for Populous 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.

View iiNet BoB2 Router Screenshots from our Database

You might also be interested in our huge collection of Router Screenshots where you can see every page of every router that we know of.

Home > Routers > iiNet > BoB2 > Populous 3

Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the iiNet BoB2 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:

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

Login to the iiNet BoB2 Router

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

How To Find Your iiNet BoB2 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your iiNet BoB2 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The iiNet BoB2 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.

iiNet BoB2 Screenshot 0

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 iiNet BoB2 router. By default the IP address should be set to 10.1.1.1.

iiNet BoB2 Screenshot 1

You should see a box prompting you for your iiNet BoB2 password. Enter the password now.

The Default iiNet BoB2 Router Password is: admin


Click the Log In button to log in to your iiNet BoB2 router.


Default Usernames and Passwords for other iiNet Routers

Please visit our Default iiNet 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 iiNet BoB2 router password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your iiNet BoB2 router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward Populous 3 on the iiNet BoB2


Having trouble forwarding ports on the iiNet BoB2?

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 iiNet BoB2 router to save you time and hassle.

iiNet BoB2 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your iiNet BoB2 router you should see the following:

iiNet BoB2 Screenshot 2

Click the Advanced Settings link near the left of the page.

The menu on the left should change. In this new menu, click Port Forwarding.

iiNet BoB2 Screenshot 3

Forward Ports 7575 on the iiNet BoB2

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Populous 3 requires you to forward the following ports: 7575. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Forwarding menu.

  Enable Description WAN Interface Inbound Port Type Private IP Address Private Port
1 10.1.1.

When you're finished, click Save Settings near the top 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 Populous 3 on the iiNet BoB2 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.

iiNet BoB2 Router Screenshot Database

Didn't find the screenshot you were looking for? Check our our iiNet BoB2 Router Screenshots. We have the Internets largest collection of Router Screenshots.