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Router problem I have a netgear wpn824 router, my ps3 is down as nat type 3, have nt a clue what to do, I'v tried finding dmz but cant, anyone know what to do

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Um, try to go on the routers website by that net gears site go on tech support tell them what your problem is and they should guide you through,

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I am trying to games on PS3 and cannot connect with friends. I believe this is because I have NAT Type 3 (closed) and I would like to change it to NAT Type 2 (moderate) but I do not know how.


Hi ..

The PS3 has 3 different NAT types. They are shown below.
Type 1: The PS3 is connected to the Internet without a firewall or router. No NAT issues.Type 2: The PS3 is connected to the Internet through a router which is configured correctly. No NAT issues.Type 3: The PS3 is connected to the Internet through a router that needs configuring.Ideally, you want to have a Type 2 NAT. However, a Type 1 NAT does not affect your game play.


First of all you will have to Disable the firewall in the Router / Modem

If you are using a Router ..

Then

Make sure that UPnP(Universal Plug n Play) is enabled
Enable the IP Address of the PS3 in DMZ

Or Forward the ports

Below are the TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded:

TCP: 80, 443, 5223
UDP: 5223, 3478, 3479, 3658

For more details on port forwarding , log on to http://portforward.com/english/routers/port_forwarding/routerindex.htm

Hope it helps

Regards
Tom

Aug 18, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I cant play online becouse of this a NATtype3 what dose this mean


Nat 3 is the result of being hooked into a router without being properly setup for data transfer. essentially it is restrictive.

There are 3 ways to change your Nat type to type 2 or 1. (Nat type 2 meaning that it is properly setup without restrictions behind a router, and Nat 1 being a direct connection to the Internet).

1.) Hook the PS3mag-glass_10x10.gif directly into the modem will result in a Nat type 1, but of course that means disconnecting everything but the ps3 and that's an unnecessary hassle.

2.) Going into the router settings and Port Forwarding the PS3's necessary ports to the Ps3's ip address.

3.) Probably the simplest (on most routers) and most effective is to go into the router and set the PS3's ip address in the DMZ (DeMilitarized Zone), essentially the router doesnt have any say from what comes and goes to the Ps3, which is good so the connection isn't hampered.

Feb 14, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My nat type on my Playstation 3 is nat type 3 (strict). I would like to know what setting configuration on my WRT54GX router so that the nat type decreases.


Well this becuse of NAT on the router

you can solve the problem by putting your PS3's IP address on DMZ in the router

access your router page (type 192.168.1.1 in the address bar of internet explorer)

username would be admin and password would also be admin

go to the DMZ and enter the IP address of the PS3 there after enabling it....restart your PS3....bingo your problem solved

Note:- you can check your PS3 IP address in the network settings and connections option on PS3

Hope it helps

Thanks

Jan 16, 2011 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54GX Router...

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How do i change my nat type


go on a computer.

1. in the internet address bar type in 192.168.1.1 or routerlogin.net
2. enter admin and password in the fields
3. your now in your routers setup
4. find a setting called nat
5. set it to open instead of secure

this changes your nat type to 2
if that doesnt work

1. login to router as usual, but find a setting called default dmz server
2. enter the IP address of your PS3 as the dmz server (to see what your ps3's ip is go to network > connection settings and have a look.

this should definitley make it a nat 2 - but try the first method

Apr 27, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Nat problems cant change my nat 3 to nat 2 or 1 on my ps3 1 tried everything i have siemens speedstream 6520 router


To reduce the NAT

1 ) Disable the firewall in the router

2) Enable the Playstation in the DMZ

3) Make sure UPnP is Enabled

Feb 15, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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How do i change my router's nat type 3 to nat type 2 for my ps3.My router's name is Netgear Range Max wireless router WPN824.and my internet provider is Qwest DSL.


Instead of changing the NAT type, it is effective to forward ports on the router for your PS3. Perform the steps as mentioned in the below link:

http://www.portforward.com/english/routers/port_forwarding/Netgear/WPN824/PlayStation_Network.htm

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue.

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Regards
Anand

Oct 04, 2009 | NetGear RangeMax WPN824 Wireless Router...

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PS3 NAT type 3 issue


HI, Upgrade the firmware on the router and then forward ports on the router for the IP Address of your PS3.

Let me know if you need any further help.

Sep 06, 2009 | NetGear RangeMax WPN824 Router

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Need nat type 2-PS3 Cable ISP digital phone modem wireless route


you can put your ps3 in a dmz zone. if still does not work its not your router. u can keep your ps3 in dmz and get your router to open ports. u can call your router company. If still does not work its not your router more than likely. It might be your modem. i have at&t and that was my issue. i went to dmz on modem and allowed it to pass through dmz zone and ip addresses to pass through. but make sure on your comp u have spyware or something. Your ps3 can not get virus.

Sep 06, 2009 | Netopia (3347NWG-VGX) Wireless Router...

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Getting PS3 NAT type 2 with Netopia router!


u should have dmz on router. but if not u can try your modem. that was my issue. i still use router for connection and stuff but i enables ip/dmz to pass through on my modem and it changed to type 2 more info email me at joshuaboo@aol.com on add me i believe my ps3 thing is ADV_WARfighter

Jun 10, 2009 | Netopia (3347NWG-VGX) Wireless Router...

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Playstation 3 networking problem with belkin n1 router


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To REDUCE NAT ON PS3 /Xbox
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Step 1:Connect Modem - Router - Computer (Wired)

Step 2:Open Router Setup by typing http://192.168.2.1 on the address bar of internet explorer

Step 3:On the Left click firewall

Step 4:Leave the Password blank and click submit

Step 5:Disable it and click apply changes

Step 6:Scan and connect in the PS3/Xbox

Step 7: Get the IP Address of the PS3/Xbox

Step 8:Open Router Setup in the Computer

Step 9:On the left under Firewall Click DMZ

Step 10:Enable the IP Address of the PS3/Xbox in it

Step 11:Click Apply Changes

Step 13:On the left Under Utilities click System settings

Step 14:Scroll down to the bottom

Step 15:Enable UPnP

Step 16:Click apply changes

Step 17:Test the connection ,Check the NAT

If working then let me know

Goto : my blog for more information about belkin routers (Page is still under construction )

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If it is still not working

Open Router setup

At the middle Under internet settings check the WAN IP

IF it starts with 192.168. or 172.16 Then you will have to contact your internet service and ask them to bridge the modem

Jan 05, 2009 | Belkin (F5D8231-4) Wireless Router...

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