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    04-29-2012 03:53 PM #1 Quick question about NAT

    So, i have alot of friends that i can not connect to. My NAT Type is open, is there anything i can do/change to make me able to join friends?
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    04-29-2012 03:54 PM #2

    Quote Originally Posted by pepperd_up View Post
    So, i have alot of friends that i can not connect to. My NAT Type is open, is there anything i can do/change to make me able to join friends?
    if your nat's open, then it's likely theres.

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    04-29-2012 03:58 PM #3 Ok. thnxx

    Quote Originally Posted by Jenkzzy View Post
    if your nat's open, then it's likely theres.
    Is it anything they can do.?
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    04-29-2012 03:59 PM #4

    Quote Originally Posted by pepperd_up View Post
    Is it anything they can do.?
    other then getting their NAT changed to open. No.

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    04-29-2012 04:09 PM #5 ok.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jenkzzy View Post
    other then getting their NAT changed to open. No.
    how, connection settings?
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    04-29-2012 04:10 PM #6

    Quote Originally Posted by pepperd_up View Post
    So, i have alot of friends that i can not connect to. My NAT Type is open, is there anything i can do/change to make me able to join friends?
    Do they have a open nat type ?
    Have you tried to join them ?
    Looks to be their end.

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    04-29-2012 04:15 PM #7 yea

    Quote Originally Posted by ResistTheSun View Post
    Do they have a open nat type ?
    Have you tried to join them ?
    Looks to be their end.
    i now understand that its their's. but how can they change it?
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    04-29-2012 04:24 PM #8

    Quote Originally Posted by pepperd_up View Post
    i now understand that its their's. but how can they change it?
    Gotta mess around with the router settings so it always allows the ports the PS3 uses.
    Two ways of doing it

    A DMZ (It safe btw but certain routers hate it)
    B Port forwarding

    Best way of making sure it never happens again is to make the PS3 have a static IP with the settings you want on it.

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    05-01-2012 10:32 AM #9

    I had to ring my isp and they told me how to open. Had to open command prompt on pc and open it that way as i had not very many options and port forwarding wasnt working properly.

    Hope you get it sorted

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