Port Forwarding the Encore ENHWI-N3 Router for Night Owl DVR-SCORPION500

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Encore ENHWI-N3 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:

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Login to the Encore ENHWI-N3 Router

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

How To Find Your Encore ENHWI-N3 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Encore ENHWI-N3 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Encore ENHWI-N3 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 Encore ENHWI-N3 router. By default the IP address should be set to

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

The Default Encore ENHWI-N3 Router Username is: admin

The Default Encore ENHWI-N3 Router Password is: admin

Click the Login button to log in to your Encore ENHWI-N3 router.

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If you can't login to your router because you forgot your Encore ENHWI-N3 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Encore ENHWI-N3 router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward Night Owl DVR-SCORPION500 on the Encore ENHWI-N3

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Encore ENHWI-N3?

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.

Encore ENHWI-N3 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Encore ENHWI-N3 router you should see the following:

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Click the Firewall link near the left of the page.

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Click the Port fw. link near the top of the page.

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Forward Ports 80 on the Encore ENHWI-N3

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Night Owl DVR-SCORPION500 requires you to forward the 80,9000 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port fw. menu and then click Add.

Description :  
Local IP :  
Protocol :  
Local Port :  
Public Port :  

Forward Ports 9000 on the Encore ENHWI-N3

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Port fw. page. Go ahead and enter those settings and then click Add.

Description :  
Local IP :  
Protocol :  
Local Port :  
Public Port :  

And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for Night Owl DVR-SCORPION500 on the Encore ENHWI-N3 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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