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Port Trigger

Discussion in 'Asuswrt-Merlin' started by Akki, May 22, 2020 at 2:34 PM.

  1. Akki

    Akki Occasional Visitor

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    Hi Guys,

    My son asked me to open ports for World of Tanks and Fortnite games. I have found that i have to open following ones:

    World of Tanks - PC
    TCP: 1080,3128,8080-8081,8088,8888,20000-25000,32801,32803
    UDP: 3478-3479,5060,5062,12000-29999,32801-32825

    Fortnite - PC
    TCP: 5222,5795-5847
    UDP: 5222,5795-5847

    Now, when i go to Port Trigger , as i can see i can enter only 1 value at the time.

    Is there a way to input all, or more of them at the same time?
     
  2. waeking

    waeking Regular Contributor

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    I think you are looking for WAN > Port Forwarding. When you add a profile there is a blurb about how it works.
     
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  3. Akki

    Akki Occasional Visitor

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    Looks like it! :) Thanks alot.

    Does this looks like good setup to you? :

    [​IMG]
     
  4. L&LD

    L&LD Part of the Furniture

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    I wouldn't permanently open up any ports for anyone. I'd consider getting a new son. :)
     
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  5. waeking

    waeking Regular Contributor

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    My brother plays WOT. I have never forwarded ports for him. He hasn't complained. I have never offered or mentioned that it is possible.
     
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  6. Akki

    Akki Occasional Visitor

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    L&LD, I'd consider too, but man I have e kids already, it's enough

    BTW, do you guys recommend I should delete those rules? He is playing competitive, both those games and apperently he was recommended to do this, not sure what to do now
     
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  7. ColinTaylor

    ColinTaylor Part of the Furniture

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    These rules are almost always unnecessary if you have UPnP (WAN - Internet Connection - Basic Config) enabled on the router.
     
  8. donbru

    donbru New Around Here

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    But beware. UPnP has security issues also.
     
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  9. ColinTaylor

    ColinTaylor Part of the Furniture

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    Which have mostly been addressed by UPnP secure mode which is enabled by default.
     
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  10. Vexira

    Vexira Part of the Furniture

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    I play with upnp enabled and it works perfectly for the games like fortnite.
     
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  11. martinr

    martinr Part of the Furniture

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    With all your work for the forum, I didn’t think you could find time for playing games.
     
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  12. rotareneg

    rotareneg New Around Here

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    World of Tanks and Fortnite don't need port forwarding, either manually set or automatically with upnp, as the clients only make outbound connections.
     
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  13. RMerlin

    RMerlin Super Moderator

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    Need to check if the accurate, exact requirement is "opening" or "forwarding". These are two very different things, and even some so-called "specialized websites" still can't understand the difference...
     
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  14. Akki

    Akki Occasional Visitor

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    Most of your resposes are too technical for me, so im going deeper into it ☺️ .

    I will leave upnp enabled hoping hes going to be satisfied with gaming experience.

    Thanks guys.
     
  15. Vexira

    Vexira Part of the Furniture

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    I do bettween work and the gym, and being a career, I have Xbox original, Xbox 360 and Xbox one x, Nintendo switch and 2 PC's, pm me if you want to add me on Xbox live, switch or Steam, I'll send my tag.

    I've been at the moment doing research I to home labs and virtualisation, just trying to make my current Minecraft server work better as well as host an ark survival evolved server.

    @Akki upnp is fine for fortnite I play it myself.
     
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  16. Jack Yaz

    Jack Yaz Part of the Furniture

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    I've hosted dozens of servers both physical and virtual (Ubuntu server is my go to distro) so feel free to PM me if you get stuck with anything
     
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  17. Vexira

    Vexira Part of the Furniture

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    i definitely will and i really appreciate the offer thank you very much.
     
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