He also needs to setup a static ip on his Xbox, and select it when opening ports.When you put the ports in whats the correct way to set it? Like protocol and what not. I tried it on this site from his laptop and didn't open it up.
If you just put the static Xbox IP into the De-Militarized Zone (DMZ) this opens ALL ports to that IP address, which removes the need for opening the ports you specified.i have a ****** *** modem and i had Strict NAT - the worst
it took me forever to open it
everything you need is at portforward.com
you gotta have your xbox use a static ip to get to the modem
ports you gotta forward...
TCP - 53
TCP - 80
TCP - 3074
UDP - 53
UDP - 88
UDP - 3074
if you need to know where to enter this info, read this guide
If you just put the static Xbox IP into the De-Militarized Zone (DMZ) this opens ALL ports to that IP address, which removes the need for opening the ports you specified.
It's safe to have the entire port range open for an Xbox, as it's virtually impossible to exploit the Xbox via conventional backdoor techniques.