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Which port(s) does Sky Player use on the XBox 360

daveamour asked
Last Modified: 2013-11-10
Which port(s) does Sky Player use on the XBox 360?

I want to configure Qos on my firewall.
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I actually want to allow sky player but as a low priority as we don't have great bandwidth.
I obviously cannot set 80 and 443 low but if I do 8080 which looks like a proxy and the udp ports that will do it right?
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limiting 8080 wouldn't just affect SkyPlayer - however would your router allow forwarding from specific LAN addresses to be throttled? - that way you can simply control the xbox's access without interfereing with the rest of the LAN


It does allow services to be defined for a specific LAN address.  The option here is only IP address though, not MAC address and I'm assuming the xbox gets a dynamic ip each time?
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You can set a fixed IP address in Dashboard - if you're using DHCP on your router you can probably set a range of fixed IPs as well or depending on how your LAN is setup (usually = number of machines) just use fixed IPs.


Thanks -can I just ask out of these ports, do you know which one actually delivers the streaming data?

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