Port Forwarding the Mentor FR411UK Router for Qsee QSDT88GRTC-320

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Mentor FR411UK 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 Mentor FR411UK Router

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

How To Find Your Mentor FR411UK Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Mentor FR411UK router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Mentor FR411UK 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.

Mentor FR411UK Screenshot 0

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 Mentor FR411UK router. By default the IP address should be set to

Mentor FR411UK Screenshot 1

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

The Default Mentor FR411UK Router Username is: blank

The Default Mentor FR411UK Router Password is: blank

Click the Ok button to log in to your Mentor FR411UK router.

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How to Port Forward Qsee QSDT88GRTC-320 on the Mentor FR411UK

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Mentor FR411UK?

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 System

  • Select Network

  • Put a check in the DHCP box.
  • Select OK.

  • Exit out to the live cameras by pressing the ESC button on the DVR.

Power Cycle the DVR

  • Remove the power cable from the back of the dvr.
  • Wait 20 seconds.
  • Plug in the power cable.

Identifying the IP address

  • Press Menu
  • Select Info
  • Select Network

  • Write down the IP address, subnet mask & gateway found on your info network screen.

Assign a Static IP

  • Press Menu
  • Select System

  • Select Network

  • Remove the check from the DHCP box.
  • Input the same IP address, subnet mask & gateway - (you wrote down earlier).

  • Select ok

Mentor FR411UK Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Mentor FR411UK router you should see the following:

Mentor FR411UK Screenshot 2

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

Mentor FR411UK Screenshot 3

Click the NAT link near the left of the page.

Mentor FR411UK Screenshot 4

Click the Virtual Server link near the left of the page.

Mentor FR411UK Screenshot 5

Forward Ports 80,2000 on the Mentor FR411UK

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Qsee QSDT88GRTC-320 requires you to forward the following ports: 80,2000. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Server menu.

  Mapping Ports Server IP Enabled
1. 192.168.1.

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 QSDT88GRTC-320 on the Mentor FR411UK 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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