Port Forwarding the Longshine LCS-883-DSL-4F Router for Qsee QSDR74RTS

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Longshine LCS-883-DSL-4F 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:

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

Login to the Longshine LCS-883-DSL-4F Router

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

How To Find Your Longshine LCS-883-DSL-4F Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Longshine LCS-883-DSL-4F router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Longshine LCS-883-DSL-4F 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 Longshine LCS-883-DSL-4F router. By default the IP address should be set to

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How to Port Forward Qsee QSDR74RTS on the Longshine LCS-883-DSL-4F

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Longshine LCS-883-DSL-4F?

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 Longshine LCS-883-DSL-4F 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.

Longshine LCS-883-DSL-4F Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Longshine LCS-883-DSL-4F router you should see the following:

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

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Click the Local Server button near the top of the page.

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Forward Ports 80 on the Longshine LCS-883-DSL-4F

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Qsee QSDR74RTS requires you to forward the 80,9000 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Local Server menu and then click Add.

Protocol :
External Port No :
Physical IP Address : ...
Internal Port No :

Forward Ports 9000 on the Longshine LCS-883-DSL-4F

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

Protocol :
External Port No :
Physical IP Address : ...
Internal Port No :

When you're finished, click Apply near the left 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 QSDR74RTS on the Longshine LCS-883-DSL-4F 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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