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Time Capsule + PS3

2068 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Oct 14, 2012 11:59 PM by LaPastenague RSS
avargas1960 Calculating status...
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Sep 28, 2012 11:42 AM

Does somebody knows how to set up the time capsule with PS3 I want to play PES 2013 and it says I need to set up something like DMZ but I really don't know how to do this?

Time Capsule 802.11n (3rd Gen)
  • LaPastenague Level 7 Level 7 (32,780 points)
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    Sep 28, 2012 2:47 PM (in response to avargas1960)

    The TC would be better bridged in a network with non-apple stuff which requires port forwarding.


    What modem router do you have?


    Can you set it to be the main router? It will then handle upnp from the ps3.


    TC does have a DMZ but it is not called that of course.. this is apple we are talking about..


    I am not sure what OS you are running but in the older v5 utility you go to the screen as shown below.


    Screen shot 2012-09-29 at 7.43.25 AM.png

    Enable default host.. tick that and put in the ip address of the PS3..


    You should also fix and lock the PS3 so it doesn't change IP the next time it is booted.




    So set a dhcp reservation so the PS3 gets the same IP.

  • Dave Stysley Calculating status...
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    Oct 14, 2012 11:15 PM (in response to LaPastenague)

    Can you answer this using AirPort utility 6.1?  Also what is a DMZ?

  • LaPastenague Level 7 Level 7 (32,780 points)
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    Oct 14, 2012 11:59 PM (in response to Dave Stysley)

    No but I can tell you how to load 5.6 onto lion or mountain lion.. thus avoiding trying to use a toy to do a adult job.


    DMZ means De-Militarized Zone.. like between North and South Korea.. on in router terminology it means an unprotected area.. visible from two hostile sides.. WAN and LAN but not belonging to either.


    In apple terms it is Default Host.. but I kind of doubt that fills you with deep understanding.


    It means any incoming connection not linked to outgoing is not just dumped as it would normally be by NAT router.. but is directed to the device that occupies the DMZ.. so it has no blocked ports. All are open and laid bare. You also do not want an unprotected computer sitting there.. but a PS3 will be fine.. nobody can mess with it remotely to any great extent. It offers nothing for mindless moronic lost souls who spend their time accessing unprotected computers.. or crims who try to get your bank details etc.


    If you run Lion.. just download real tool..


    You can install 5.6 utility in ML by the following trick.


    Download the 5.6 utility. This can be installed directly in Lion.. or locate it in your downloads.. if you tried before.

    Open the dmg so you can see the pkg. Do not start it.


    Download unpkg. and install and run it.


    Drag the airport uitlity pkg over to unpkg.. and it will create a new directory on the desktop.. AirPortUtility56 .. drill down to application, utilities.. and there.. lo and behold.. is the real tool utility.. start it from there or drag it to your main utilities directory.. ignore the toy version.. you cannot uninstall it but you need never run it.. again.. ever.. don't run both at once.


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