Port Forwarding the Comtrend CT-5071 Router for QSee QSDR44KRTC-320


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Comtrend CT-5071 router your computer 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 computer, please enter the IP address that you assigned to your computer here:

Don't Skip This Step!

Login to the Comtrend CT-5071 Router

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

How To Find Your Comtrend CT-5071 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Comtrend CT-5071 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Comtrend CT-5071 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 Comtrend CT-5071 router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.1.1.

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

The Default Comtrend CT-5071 Router Username is: admin

The Default Comtrend CT-5071 Router Password is: admin


Click the Ok button to log in to your Comtrend CT-5071 router.


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How to Port Forward QSee QSDR44KRTC-320 on the Comtrend CT-5071


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Comtrend CT-5071?

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 Comtrend CT-5071 router to save you time and hassle.

Configuring the DVR to pick up an IP address

  • Press Menu
  • Select Network
  • Make sure Type is set to DHCP

  • Select Apply
  • Select Exit
The DVR will reboot & pick up an ip address from the router.


Identifying the IP address

  • Press Menu
  • Select Network
  • Write down the ip address, subnet mask & gateway.


Assign a Static IP

  • Change Type to Static
  • Input the same ip address, subnet mask & gateway - (you wrote down earlier).

  • Select Apply
  • Select Exit
Now you have completed the ip configuration for the dvr.
Move on to the port forwarding section . in you router.

Comtrend CT-5071 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Comtrend CT-5071 router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced Setup link near the left of the page.

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

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

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Click the Add link near the top of the page.

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Forward Ports 80 on the Comtrend CT-5071

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. QSee QSDR44KRTC-320 requires you to forward the following ports: 80,9000. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Servers menu.

Server Name:  
  Select a Service:
  Custom Service:
Server IP Address:


External Port Start External Port End Protocol Internal Port Start Internal Port End


Forward Ports 9000 on the Comtrend CT-5071

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Virtual Servers page. Go ahead and enter those settings now.

Server Name:  
  Select a Service:
  Custom Service:
Server IP Address:


External Port Start External Port End Protocol Internal Port Start Internal Port End

And that is it! You are done!


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for QSee QSDR44KRTC-320 on the Comtrend CT-5071 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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