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    Dmz???

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      Dmz???

      Hi All,
      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.

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      Re: Dmz???

      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...
      Last edited by richone54; 26-03-08 at 03:37 PM. Reason: no need to have previous post in yours

      Ok pings. (24/05/08)

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      Re: Dmz???

      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...

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      Re: Dmz???

      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?

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      Freeball (Ron)

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      Re: Dmz???

      You just enter the IP of machine (PC/LAPTOP/CONSOLE) that you want all ports open to.

      E.g. For me, I want to allow all ports open for my Xbox 360, so I have set up the DMZ to 192.168.0.7.

      Try setting it, and then rebooting the router. Might help.

      Ok pings. (24/05/08)

     

     

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