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This is a discussion on Dmz??? within the Gaming on Sky forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; Hi All, Had my ps3 for a while but have never hooked it up to the net but im now ...
- 26-03-08, 02:21 PM #1
Had my ps3 for a while but have never hooked it up to the net but im now thinking of doing it...
Im a bit of a newbie when it comes to this sort of stuff and my question is...
Is there any drawbacks of using DMZ over port forwarding??? I know that the DMZ opens up all ports (i.e. security risk) but if it is just for use with the IP address i allocate to the PS3, can anybody actually hack and cause any damage/problems, because of where the equipment is i can only use wireless.
- 26-03-08, 02:24 PM #2
TBH, you are vunerable to hacking all the time no matter what you use or do. BUT! On a lighter note, this is perfectly safe for the use of your PS3, I am very sure no-one will try and hack, as they probably have things that have more importance to try and hack...
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- 26-03-08, 03:00 PM #3
Cool, thanks Shadow Ninja. Just wanted to make sure, been doing a bit of reading on what i should use and i have seen a few articles that have stated you should stay away from DMZ's.
Tbh i very much doubt anybody would but i am rather unlucky and if things can go wrong they usually do...
- 26-03-08, 07:22 PM #4
Can anyone actually explain how to do this?
When i enable dmz via wan setup i tick check box and enter my internal ip but it makes no difference i still have to forward ports.
Am i doing something wrong?
Looking forward to new Firmware...............
- 26-03-08, 08:17 PM #5