Before your tracker will work properly, it is important to
configure your router, network and personal computer for
inbound traffic on port 6969. For more information, please
see the appendix and/or refer to your router's documentation.
Installing BNBT EasyTracker
To install BNBT EasyTracker, download and launch the setup
PLEASE NOTE: BNBT EasyTracker comes loaded with a default
configuration, pre-installed database files and example
torrents. This prevents the initial error messages that
existed with previous versions. You should delete the example
torrents (using the tracker interface) after uploading your
Non-Windows Users Note
Users of Linux, Unix and other Operating System can download
the OSI source package which contains the files installed by
BNBT EasyTracker in addition to the uncompiled source code files.
Additional instructions for compiling and running BNBT under
Linux will be added soon.
Starting the Tracker
To start your tracker, double-click the BNBT EasyTracker icon
that was installed to your Windows Desktop. This shortcut also
exists in your Start Menu.
The tracker console window will open:
PLEASE NOTE: The console window must remain running for your
tracker to operate properly. It can be minimized of course, but
if you close it, your tracker will stop working.
Logging Into Your Tracker
To log into your tracker, open and point your web browser to
one of the following locations:
You should then see the following:
Press the Login button in the upper-lefthand corner.
Enter admin and password for the User Name and
Password fields, respectively. This is the default administrative
Changing The Default Admin Password
It is highly suggested that you change the default administrative
password. If you don't, anyone with a bit of knowledge will be
able to takeover your tracker.
After logging in, you will be taken to the Login/MyTorrents page.
Press the button found
in the Navigation Bar.
Scroll past the Create New User form to the Registered
Users section. You should see just one user listed; the
default admin account.
Press the button found in
the Admin column of the Registered Users table.
Type your new admin password in the Password and
Password Again fields.
Replace the email address with your actual email address and
press the button.
You should then return to the tracker and login again with your
PLEASE NOTE: For added security you can create a new administrative
account and delete the default admin login/username. You
must, however, create the new account BEFORE deleting the other.
If no administrative account exists, you will have to reset your
user database to regain control of your tracker's administrative