I've spend last hour or so trying to get that NAT thingy turn green, and I'm on the end of my rope. I have Billion Bipac 5200 RC, UPnP is enabled, ports 3478 and 8889 are open. And yet, UpLauncher still gives me that my NAT type is PortRestrictedCone. Any ideas?advertisement
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11/06/11, 09:46 AM Location: Sarajevo, Bosnia | Posts: 1,520 | #1
[PC] Your Nat type is: PortRestrictedCone
11/06/11, 11:18 AM Location: Melbourne, Australia | Posts: 13,766 | #2
Play something else?
Sometimes a router reboot or an ipconfig release + renew does the trick (although mine stays green but just doesn't sign in), sometimes it's just dodgey for a week then fixes itself.
11/06/11, 11:19 AM Location: Maastricht, Holland | Posts: 634 | #3
Maybe the launcher just doesn't recognize your router. I have the same 'problem', although ingame everything works fine. Do you see a lot of players bumping and flying all over the place?
11/06/11, 11:30 AM Location: portugal | Posts: 2,178 | #4
Well, when i used my router without the ports forwarded, just uPnP, when i opened the launcher id have moderate cone or something, but if i closed the launcher and re opend id get green Full cone.
Now i forwarded the ports, and kept uPnP tho, now its always green lol.
Try using PF port checker to test if your ports are open (from the ones i tested, only that program gives me accurate results) And if they are, never mind the launcher
11/06/11, 18:02 PM Location: Sarajevo, Bosnia | Posts: 1,520 | #5
Thanks on your suggestions.
Yep, I got those bugs with flying cars couple of times already. They always make me laugh hard, lol.
Tried to open/close it multiple times without no luck. Also, downloaded and tried to install PFPortCheck program you've recommended, but I can't install it. I just can't be bothered with it to tell the truth.
11/06/11, 18:33 PM Location: Croatia | Posts: 130 | #6
I had similar problem and found out problem was in firewall so I made new rule (Eset Smart security in my case) for Uplauncher, I think it is similar with Windows firewall. So when I press allow everything is green. But when I press deny everything goes red and go play offline without turning off my router. Hope it helps, druže
11/06/11, 18:35 PM Location: [redacted] | Posts: 2,868 | #7
People really shouldn't pay too much attention to it. Both the Game Server Available and the NAT type statuses are known to not be 100% applicable/correct. I have a NAT type of moderate cone or something but I have a perfect connection with most people (taking away the servers seem to be doing a destruction derby last few months), and when the servers are not available, the Launcher still says everything's ok.
11/06/11, 18:36 PM Location: New York, New York, New York, New York, New York, 'Muricuh | Posts: 3,426 | #8
I've had that error many times, but I don't think it affects gameplay that much. Sometimes I get the flying cars even when I'm in the green.
12/06/11, 09:03 AM Location: Sarajevo, Bosnia | Posts: 1,520 | #9
I'll double check my Windows Firewall settings, thanks for advice!
Well I guess you are right, everything worked fine so far for me too. I'll just ignore it from now on.
So it can happen even when in green? Good to know. I was affraid it has something to do with my NAT type, but obviously not.
Thanks once again for your help!
12/06/11, 09:05 AM Location: Melbourne, Australia | Posts: 13,766 | #10