Inventel Livebox DV4210-WA Router Port Forwarding Steps

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Inventel DV4210-WA routers include a very basic firewall that helps protect your home network form unwanted access from the internet. Since this firewall blocks incoming connections you may need open a port through it for certain games and applications. This process of opening a port is frequently called a port forward, since you are forwarding a port from the internet to your home network.

The basic process to open a port is:

  1. Setup a static IP address on either your computer or device that you want to forward a port to.
  2. Login to your Inventel Livebox DV4210-WA router.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section.
    • Click the Access to the configuration pages link.
    • Click the Configuration link.
    • Click on Advanced.
    • Click the Router link.
    • Click the Add button.
  4. Create a port forward entry.

While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Inventel DV4210-WA router.

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Step 1

It is important to setup a static ip address in the device that you are forwarding a port to. This ensures that your ports will remain open even after your device reboots.

This step is important because you want a permanent IP address in your device. If you do not set up a permanent IP address in your device, then when you device reboots it may get a new IP address.

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Step 2

Now we are going to login to your Inventel DV4210-WA router. Your router has a web interface, so you will login to it using your web browser. This can be either Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Edge. It usually does not matter which browser you choose to use.

Open up your web browser and find the address bar. It should look something like this:

Image of a browser address bar
Browser address bar

Above is an example of what a web browser address bar looks like. Find the address bar in your router and type in your router's IP address.

The default Inventel Livebox DV4210-WA IP Address is: 192.168.1.1

After entering the IP address of your router you can simply press enter. If all goes well you will see the following screen:

Inventel DV4210-WA
Inventel DV4210-WA.

Click the Access to the configuration pages link near the bottom of the page.

Inventel DV4210-WA
Inventel DV4210-WA.

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

Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your Inventel DV4210-WA router.

Inventel Usernames and Passwords

If your username and password do not work then please visit our Default Inventel Router Passwords page.

If you still can't login to your router because you forgot your Inventel DV4210-WA router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Inventel DV4210-WA router back to its factory settings.

Step 3

Now we need to find the port forwarding section in your router. Here's how you do it. Starting from the first page in your router:

Inventel DV4210-WA
Inventel DV4210-WA.

Click the Configuration link near the left of the page.

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

Inventel DV4210-WA
Inventel DV4210-WA.

Click the Router link near the left of the page.

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Inventel DV4210-WA.

Click the Add button.

Inventel DV4210-WA port forward
Inventel DV4210-WA port forward.

Step 4

Here are the ports to forward for Xbox Live:

  • TCP Ports: 3074
  • UDP Ports: 3074

If you are looking for the ports for a different application you can find it by either:

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Pick the Manual Service radio button choice.

Put a name for this forward in the Manual Service box so that you can remember why you set this forward up. The name does not matter so pick something that has meaning to you.

From the Protocol box select the protocol for the ports that you want to forward.

If you are forwarding a range of ports, enter the port range into the External port and Internal port box. The lowest port in the range should be entered first, then a dash, and then the highest port in the range. For example, you can enter 500-600 to forward all ports between 500 and 600.

You need to enter the IP address that you are forwarding ports to in the Server IP Address box. It's possible for this to be either the IP address of your computer or any other IP address on your network that you want ports forwarded to.

After you are done click the Submit button.

Your ports should now be open. It is time to test them.

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Inventel DV4210-WA you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.

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

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