Port Forwarding the Ericsson hn290dp Router for BitLord

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Ericsson hn290dp router your device needs to have a static IP address. You should complete one of the following steps first:

Now that you have setup a Static IP Address on your device, please enter the IP address that you assigned to your device here:

Don't Skip This Step!

Login to the Ericsson hn290dp Router

Now we need to know your routers IP address. You can find it a variety of ways.

How To Find Your Ericsson hn290dp Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Ericsson hn290dp router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Ericsson hn290dp Router Using Your Web Browser

Open a web browser like Internet Explorer or Firefox. Enter the internal IP address of your router in the address bar of your browser.

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In the picture above the address bar has http://www.google.com in it. Just replace all of that with the internal IP address of your Ericsson hn290dp router. By default the IP address should be set to

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You should see a box prompting you for your username and password. Enter your username and password now.

The Default Ericsson hn290dp Router Username is: admin

The Default Ericsson hn290dp Router Password is: admin

Click the Connect button to log in to your Ericsson hn290dp router.

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If you can't login to your router because you forgot your Ericsson hn290dp router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Ericsson hn290dp router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward BitLord on the Ericsson hn290dp

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Ericsson hn290dp?

If you are having trouble with this guide, then perhaps PFConfig may be your solution. PFConfig is a software tool that will automatically forward ports for your router to save you time and hassle.

BitLord chooses a random port to listen on when you install it. Before we can forward ports for BitLord, we need to find out what port BitLord is using. Go ahead and open BitLord.

In the menu at the top of your screen, click Options. Clicking Options will cause a menu to drop down. In this new menu click Preferences.

In the menu on the left the top option Connection should be selected. On the right hand side of this window you should see a Listen Port option. That is the port that you need to forward. You can change it if you like. Please enter the listen port below.

BitLord's Listen Port:

There is one more thing we need to do. We need to shut off the UPNP of BitLord.

In the menu on the left hand side under Advanced, click Connection. There should be an Enable UPnP Port Mapping(XP only) checkbox on the right hand side. Make sure it is unchecked.

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Now that you are logged in to your Ericsson hn290dp router you should see the following:

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Click the Configuration link near the left of the page.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Virtual Server.

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Click the Create a new server button near the bottom of the page.

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Forward User Defined Port on the Ericsson hn290dp

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. BitLord requires you to forward the ports you entered above. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Create a New Server menu and then click Apply.

External Packet
TCP/IP Port User Define as (min: 1, max: 65535)
Pre-definded as
Internal Host
IP Address
TCP/IP Port (min: 1, max: 65535)

Click the System link near the left of the page.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Save Configuration.

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When you're finished, click Save near the center of the screen to save your changes.

And that's it! You're done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for BitLord on the Ericsson hn290dp you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.

To test if your port has been properly forwarded, you can use our Open Port Check tool. Our Open Port Check tool is the only online port checking tool with Guaranteed Results.

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