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 From:  "Christopher M. Iarocci" <iarocci at eastendsc dot com>
 Cc:  M0n0wall Mailing List <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Re: WII behind m0n0wall
 Date:  Wed, 10 Dec 2008 18:47:10 -0500
No one can answer my questions?

Christopher M. Iarocci wrote:
> Mario Kart Wii.  There are definitely incoming ports on the high end.  
> UDP 50000 and up.
>
> Tim Kingman wrote:
>> What games are you playing? I'm running 1.235 and have never set up 
>> any forwarding to my Wii, and I don't have any problems "hosting" in 
>> Mario Kart or Guitar Hero. I had assumed that the Wii connected to 
>> Nintendo's WFC servers and all the communication happened there, 
>> rather than the PC games style of having other players actually 
>> connecting to your PC. When I have had problems, I would get 
>> disconnected after a minute or two of a kart race, but we would see 
>> similar issues regardless of who first opened the room.
>>
>> I guess I don't really have any useful suggestions or information 
>> here. I'm sure there are other Wii owners on multiple firmware 
>> versions to chime in. I have some spare hardware here and may try 
>> installing 1.3 over the weekend to see if I get different results 
>> than 1.2.
>>
>> -Tim
>>
>> On Dec 3, 2008, at 7:02 PM, Christopher M. Iarocci wrote:
>>
>>> I have a WII behind my m0n0wall at home.  I'm running 1.3B15.  I am 
>>> unable to host a room on the WII.  I can connect to a hosted room 
>>> without issue.  I found the ports used to host a game and port 
>>> forwarded them to my WII.  However, even though they are not being 
>>> blocked (checked the logs), the connection still does not happen.  
>>> So, I dropped a Linksys in place, bam, hosting works fine.  So I did 
>>> a bit more experimenting with the m0n0wall (borrowed a friend's WII 
>>> and connected them both).  If I do a 1:1 NAT mapping to the WII from 
>>> my outside IP and open the firewall ports, everything works fine.  
>>> If I simply port forward the ports and open the firewall, it will 
>>> not work.  So my question here is, what is the major difference 
>>> between port forwarding and 1:1, and is there a way to get around 
>>> this problem?  I would love to leave the 1:1 in place, but 
>>> unfortunately I only have a single IP and other services that run 
>>> behind it that get broken when the 1:1 is in place.  Thanks for any 
>>> help you can offer.
>>>
>>> Chris
>>
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