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SURESHOT22
03-16-2017, 07:51 PM
Simple question that i dont know the answer to.

Does putting your ps4 in the DMZ of your modem/router open all ports or do you still need to port forward stuff as well?

Thanks for the info anyone.

SURESHOT22
03-17-2017, 01:13 AM
Anyone know the answer?

Huldrych-ZX
03-17-2017, 01:20 AM
You still need to forward your ports. Even more, DMZing is something you should do after you forward your ports and that failed.

Source: My own experience and costumer support's advice.

Handelo
03-17-2017, 01:20 AM
Essentially, yes. DMZ routes any incoming traffic to the DMZ IP, bypassing port restrictions, so you don't need to forward the ports as well.
Though whether you do one or the other, you should get the same effect. DMZ is just a lot less work.

UbiNoty
03-17-2017, 01:39 AM
Hello! We typically recommend that you first to to forward your ports and then place your PS4 into the DMZ as a next step if port forwarding wasn't enough.
PS4 network connection testing and connectivity guide. (https://support.ubi.com/en-GB/faqs/000025960/)

We also just released a post (https://forhonor.ubisoft.com/game/en-US/news-community/152-286690-16/for-honor-matchmaking-experience-more-information-about-nat) going more in depth about NAT and matchmaking - you might find it insightful and helpful as you improve your NAT type!

SURESHOT22
03-17-2017, 05:13 AM
Thanks guys.

Ubinoty i posted to you in another thread bc i dont know how to pm you.

I have open nat and in the dmz but i still get kicked out of literally 99% of 4 vs 4 game types.

Trying to do whatever i can to try and help.