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XBox Live NAT problems on BE

For quite a while I’ve struggled with a ‘strict’ NAT when connecting to XBox Live.  I’ve finally fixed this problem.  Apparently, BE locks down their Speedtouch routers which creates this problem.  The fix is simple:

http://www.beusergroup.co.uk/technotes/index.php/Xbox_Live

On top of this, you may need to forward some ports on your router:

http://portforward.com/english/routers/port_forwarding/Thomson-Alcatel/SpeedTouch585/Xbox_Live_360.htm

When I get some time, I will try to confirm the need for mapping ports…