Port Forwarding the Netgear CVG834G Router for QSee QSDR16RTC-500

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Netgear CVG834G 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:

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

Login to the Netgear CVG834G Router

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

How To Find Your Netgear CVG834G Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Netgear CVG834G router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Netgear CVG834G 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 Netgear CVG834G 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 Netgear CVG834G Router Username is: admin

The Default Netgear CVG834G Router Password is: password

Click the Ok button to log in to your Netgear CVG834G router.

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If you can't login to your router because you forgot your Netgear CVG834G router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Netgear CVG834G router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward QSee QSDR16RTC-500 on the Netgear CVG834G

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Netgear CVG834G?

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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.

Netgear CVG834G Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Netgear CVG834G router you should see the following:

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Click the Transfert de port link near the left of the page.

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Forward Ports 80 on the Netgear CVG834G

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. QSee QSDR16RTC-500 requires you to forward the 80,9000 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Transfert de port menu and then click Ajouter.

Nom Port de
Port de
Protocole Adresse IP locale
192.168.0 .

Forward Ports 9000 on the Netgear CVG834G

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

Nom Port de
Port de
Protocole Adresse IP locale
192.168.0 .

And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for QSee QSDR16RTC-500 on the Netgear CVG834G 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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