Question ARK SERVER PORT FORWARDING

Jul 18, 2021
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Hi Guys, i have a BIG problem.
  1. i want to host a ARK server on my pc
  2. i have 2 routers, the first one is the provider, the second one is used as a switch
  3. when i try to forward ports and checkif they works...they dont(i put my pc Lan ip)
  4. i read about putting the public ip address but it says:" The IP address is not in the same subnet with LAN IP address."
  5. i dont know HOW im going to do it
  6. pls HELP MEEEEE
 

kanewolf

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Hi Guys, i have a BIG problem.
  1. i want to host a ARK server on my pc
  2. i have 2 routers, the first one is the provider, the second one is used as a switch
  3. when i try to forward ports and checkif they works...they dont(i put my pc Lan ip)
  4. i read about putting the public ip address but it says:" The IP address is not in the same subnet with LAN IP address."
  5. i dont know HOW im going to do it
  6. pls HELP MEEEEE
First thing you need to verify is that you have a public IP address. Use https://whatsmyip.com/ and compare that to the WAN values in the ISP router. If they don't match, you can't port forward because you don't have a public IP.
 

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