After connecting to the Blue Rim network in your apartment, open a web browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge, etc.) and visit your Blue Rim Networks portal (http://bluerimportal.net). You will need to sign in using the account information you created during your initial log in.
Most devices with a web browser will automatically upload their MAC addresses to your account (I.E. most laptops, iPad’s, or smartphones). Logging in will register your device to your account. For these devices, there is nothing else needed to connect.
If your device does not have a web browser, you will most likely need to manually add your MAC address to your account. If you need help locating your device MAC address, please see the sections below. If your device is not listed and you need help finding your MAC address, try finding specific steps on Google or other help sites. You will want to utilize the brand name and model number. If you are still unable to find the MAC address, please consult with the manufacturer to aid you in locating the required information.
To find your MAC Address, click here.
If you are adding a device without a web browser (i.e. smart TV’s, gaming consoles or other device), please continue with the steps below. You will need your device’s MAC address in order to complete these steps.
If you are adding your device to a DMZ or ‘Public IP’ please follow the steps at the bottom, labeled ‘DMZ device configuration.’
Steps to add a device:
- At your home page, select the ‘Devices’ tab:
2. Enter the MAC address in the space provided and choose the ‘Add’ option
Your device has now been added to your account. At this point the device is given permission to access the network via your account. You may need to restart or reconnect your device in order for the authentication to update.
DMZ Device Configuration (Portal):
After adding your device, a list will populate with MAC address, Hostname, Device name and an option to choose ‘DMZ.’ If you have purchased a plan with a public IP or BiNAT, you may choose a device to associate that DMZ with. By Pressing the activate button while viewing a specific device. Be aware only one device can be given the DMZ option at a time. Additionally you can allow only certain ports forwarded to the device while viewing the device in your account as well.