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Offline hecrowell

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Port Forwarding UDP to two Computers
« on: April 23, 2013, 08:22:29 AM »
I am connected to a Broadband Fiber system and want to port forward thesame UDP ports for Flight Simulator to two computers which are connected to ports 1 and 2 of my 2WIRE 3800 Wireless Router.
the IPv4 for PC1 is 192.168.2.10 and the IPv4 for PC2 is 192.168.2.14. I have named the port forwarding to PC1 as FSX and the port forwarding to PC2 as FSXHOST. When I try to do this, I get an error saying that it conflicts with FSX on the other computer.

Why would I want to forward the same ports to two computers? Well PC2 will be my Hosting Computer for FSX for my "Direct Connect" pilots as well as myself  on my public IP. In case the hosting PC fails, then I would be able to host on my own PC.

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Re: Port Forwarding UDP to two Computers
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2013, 12:18:45 PM »
That is how port forwarding works, you can only forward a port to one device at a time and here is why :-)

http://www.pcwintech.com/what-port-forwarding-nutshell

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Re: Port Forwarding UDP to two Computers
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2013, 12:18:45 PM »