How to connect a Playstation 3 (PS3) console on the WLAN to the LAN for UPnP Media Server conn
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DESCRIPTION: How to connect a Playstation 3 (PS3) console on the WLAN to the LAN for UPnP Media Server connectivity
How do I connect my Playstation 3 (PS3) console on the WLAN to my UPnP Media Server on the LAN.
Log into your SonicWall security appliance. Go to Firewall >Multicast.Enable the Enable Multicast option. Disable the Require IGMP Membership reports for multicast data forwarding option. Select the option Enable reception of all multicast addresses. Click Apply.
Under Network > Interfaces, Edit the LAN interface. Click on the Advanced tab. Enable the Enable Multicast Support option. Click OK. Repeat this step for the WLAN interface.
Go to Firewall > Services. Click Add to create a new service. Configure the service as it appears below:
Name: UPnP Media Services UDP1900 (or your own custom name)
Sub Type: None
Go to Firewall > Access Rules. Select WLAN > Multicast. Create a rule with the following settings:
From Zone: WLAN
To Zone: Multicast
Service: UPnP Media Services UDP1900 (the service created in step 3)
Users Allowed: All
Within Firewall > Access Rules, WLAN > Multicast, find the IGMP Deny rule. Edit the rule. Set the Action to Allow. Click OK.
Setup is now complete on the SonicWall.
Notes regarding Playstation 3 connectivity:
If your Playstation 3 is already turned on, it may initially require a reboot or require that you toggle media server connectivity off, then on before they will discover the media server, or have the ability to connect to it.
Some UPnP Media Servers may not be compatible.
Two known-working 3rd Party UPnP Media Servers are: