Port forwarding and Mullvad
(If you already have added ports or use the website to add ports then skip to step 5)
Step 1: Click on Settings in the Mullvad client
Step #2 Click on Manage
Step #3 Click on Add to add a port.
Step 4: After having added the port 5410 in this example, then click on the X in the top right corner to close the window, and then reconnect to Mullvad.
Step #5 Open a browser and go to Https://iperf.fr and click on Download iPerf binaries.
Step #6 Right-click on the file that matches your Operating system, in this example we use the 64bit one and then select Save Link as...
Step #7 Click on the Downloaded file
Step #8 Select the directory and then right-click and select Copy
Step #9 In explorer click on Downloads and then right-click and select Paste
Step #10 Right-click Start and then click on Run or click on Windows Key + R, and after that type cmd and then OK
Step #11 In the command prompt. write the follwing.
- cd Downloads
iperf3.exe -s -p 5410
Replace 5410 with the port that you have been assigned.
Step #12 On the Windows Firewall, click on Allow access, if you have a third party firewall please make sure it is not restricting.
Step 13 : Open http://canyouseeme.org and then enter the port number you are running iperf on and then click on Check Port
If everything is working then you should see the Success: I can see your service on ...
- Make sure that you reconnect after adding a port.
- If you are using multiple devices sharing the same account and connecting to the same server, then only the last connected device will get the ports forwarded to it.
- Make sure that you don't have a third party firewall that might be blocking.