Port Forwarding the Eminent EM4012 Router for QSee QR40198

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Eminent EM4012 router your device 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 device, please enter the IP address that you assigned to your device here:

192.168.2. <-- Don't Skip This Step!

Login to the Eminent EM4012 Router

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

How To Find Your Eminent EM4012 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Eminent EM4012 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Eminent EM4012 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 Eminent EM4012 router. By default the IP address should be set to

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You should see a box prompting you for your Eminent EM4012 password. Enter the password now.

The Default Eminent EM4012 Router Password is: blank

Click the Login button to log in to your Eminent EM4012 router.

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If you can't login to your router because you forgot your Eminent EM4012 router password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Eminent EM4012 router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward QSee QR40198 on the Eminent EM4012

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Eminent EM4012?

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 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.

Eminent EM4012 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Eminent EM4012 router you should see the following:

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Click the General Setup button near the left of the page.

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Click the NAT link near the left of the page.

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

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Forward Ports 80 on the Eminent EM4012

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. QSee QR40198 requires you to forward the following ports: 80,9000. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Server menu.

  Private IP Private Port Type Public Port
1. 192.168.2. TCP UDP

Forward Ports 9000 on the Eminent EM4012

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

  Private IP Private Port Type Public Port
2. 192.168.2. TCP UDP

When you're finished, click Apply near the bottom of the screen to save your changes.

And that's it! You're done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for QSee QR40198 on the Eminent EM4012 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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