Internet Games through a Router

  LeadingMNMs 13:59 24 Dec 2003

I've just set up a home network using a modem/router to connect all the computers together and provide internet access. I often play games over the internet using and have found that people are unable to join my games, although I can join other peoples.

Does anyone know a way around this problem. Any help is most welcome.

  DAG88 14:45 24 Dec 2003

On mine, I had to set up a DMZ for y computer's IP address before i could join or host games.

  Rennaissance 14:47 24 Dec 2003

i wouldnt use dmz, it allows total access, which means hackers can gain access very easily.

  LeadingMNMs 16:08 24 Dec 2003

From the forum it seems i have to open up some ports on the router. I think they are called Virtual Server Ports.

  DAG88 01:29 28 Dec 2003

enabling DMZ is fine as long as you have a firewall on your computer. Connecting your modem directly to the computer is just as vunreable as going through a router using DMZ.

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