port forwarding help plz

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port forwarding help plz

Post by user222 » Wed Apr 21, 2010 10:24 am

hi im trying to port forward for my unreal ircd but my ip changes everytime i change anything i my router settings. i am using no-ip to solve this problem but how do i config unreal ircd to this? yes i am a noob sry but im using the youtube tut to config my server and it runs fine with no errors but in youtube tut where you input your ip beside port you have forwareded i put in my no-ip address is this what im supposed to do? also what is the mirc command to connect to a servere on same cpu i tought it was /localhost

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Re: port forwarding help plz

Post by katsklaw » Wed Apr 21, 2010 2:04 pm

Unreal needs no special settings to be the target of port forwarding. You run it on a non-routable IP that can be seen by your router. Usually something like 192.168.0.100. You then forward the ports in your routers config to point to the IP of the machine you are running Unreal on.

Secondly there is no special command to connect to your Unreal locally. /server 127.0.0.1 or /server 192.168.0.100 or whatever non-routable ip you have.

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