Port Forwarding the Netgear FVS318 Router for Honeywell HRG Series DVR


What is Port Forwarding?

If you don't know what Port Forwarding is yet, you might want to start by reading our What is Port Forwarding guide.

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Netgear FVS318 router your computer 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 computer, please enter the IP address that you assigned to your computer here:

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

Login to the Netgear FVS318 Router

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

How To Find Your Netgear FVS318 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Netgear FVS318 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Netgear FVS318 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 FVS318 router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.0.1.

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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 FVS318 Router Username is: admin

The Default Netgear FVS318 Router Password is: password


Click the Ok button to log in to your Netgear FVS318 router.


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Please visit our Default Netgear Router Passwords page if the username and password shown below did not work for you.

If you can't login to your router because you forgot your Netgear FVS318 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Netgear FVS318 router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward Honeywell HRG Series DVR on the Netgear FVS318


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Netgear FVS318?

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 Netgear FVS318 router to save you time and hassle.

Netgear FVS318 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Netgear FVS318 router you should see the following:



Forward Ports 80 on the Netgear FVS318

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Honeywell HRG Series DVR requires you to forward the following ports: 80,8000. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Servers menu.

Under Security in the left hand menu click Add Service.
You should see the following menu.
FVS3183.jpg


Click Add a Custom Service
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Service Definition 
Name
Protocol
Port Start
Port End

Go ahead and name your service. It doesn't really matter what the name is, but something easy to remember would be good. Select tcp or udp under type. If you are unsure of the type just select both. Last put in the Start and Finishing port numbers. If the service only requires one port, put that port number in both the start and the finish box. You may need to setup multiple services, depending upon the number of ports/port ranges the software you want to run requires. Click Apply when you have finished. Now we need to go to the second section to continue setting up our port forwarding. Under Advanced in the left hand menu click Ports.
Once again you should see the following menu.
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Go ahead and click Add in the Outbound or Inbound services section. If you are unsure whether the program you are using will use these ports for inbound or outbound traffic, repeat steps 7 through 9 for both Inbound and Outbound.
FVS3186.jpg



Service
Action
Local Server Address...
Wan Users Address
 start:...
 finish:...
Log

Select the service we previously created. Action should be set to ALLOW always. Enter the ip address you want to forward these ports to in Local Server Address. If you are forwarding ports so you can run a program on your computer, you should enter the your computers ip address into this box. Wan Users should be set to Any, unless you want to limit who you want to connect to these ports. This would be useful, lets say, if you only wanted your office computer to be able to ftp into your home computer. In that case you would put your office computers ip address in both the start and finish box. Generally log should be set to never, unless of course you want to create a log of network activity.
When you are finished with that configuration go ahead and click Apply.


Forward Ports 8000 on the Netgear FVS318

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

Under Security in the left hand menu click Add Service.
You should see the following menu.
FVS3183.jpg


Click Add a Custom Service
FVS3184.jpg



Service Definition 
Name
Protocol
Port Start
Port End

Go ahead and name your service. It doesn't really matter what the name is, but something easy to remember would be good. Select tcp or udp under type. If you are unsure of the type just select both. Last put in the Start and Finishing port numbers. If the service only requires one port, put that port number in both the start and the finish box. You may need to setup multiple services, depending upon the number of ports/port ranges the software you want to run requires. Click Apply when you have finished. Now we need to go to the second section to continue setting up our port forwarding. Under Advanced in the left hand menu click Ports.
Once again you should see the following menu.
FVS3185.jpg


Go ahead and click Add in the Outbound or Inbound services section. If you are unsure whether the program you are using will use these ports for inbound or outbound traffic, repeat steps 7 through 9 for both Inbound and Outbound.
FVS3186.jpg



Service
Action
Local Server Address...
Wan Users Address
 start:...
 finish:...
Log

Select the service we previously created. Action should be set to ALLOW always. Enter the ip address you want to forward these ports to in Local Server Address. If you are forwarding ports so you can run a program on your computer, you should enter the your computers ip address into this box. Wan Users should be set to Any, unless you want to limit who you want to connect to these ports. This would be useful, lets say, if you only wanted your office computer to be able to ftp into your home computer. In that case you would put your office computers ip address in both the start and finish box. Generally log should be set to never, unless of course you want to create a log of network activity.
When you are finished with that configuration go ahead and click Apply.


Forward Ports 80 on the Netgear FVS318

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

Under Security in the left hand menu click Add Service.
You should see the following menu.
FVS3183.jpg


Click Add a Custom Service
FVS3184.jpg



Service Definition 
Name
Protocol
Port Start
Port End

Go ahead and name your service. It doesn't really matter what the name is, but something easy to remember would be good. Select tcp or udp under type. If you are unsure of the type just select both. Last put in the Start and Finishing port numbers. If the service only requires one port, put that port number in both the start and the finish box. You may need to setup multiple services, depending upon the number of ports/port ranges the software you want to run requires. Click Apply when you have finished. Now we need to go to the second section to continue setting up our port forwarding. Under Advanced in the left hand menu click Ports.
Once again you should see the following menu.
FVS3185.jpg


Go ahead and click Add in the Outbound or Inbound services section. If you are unsure whether the program you are using will use these ports for inbound or outbound traffic, repeat steps 7 through 9 for both Inbound and Outbound.
FVS3186.jpg



Service
Action
Local Server Address...
Wan Users Address
 start:...
 finish:...
Log

Select the service we previously created. Action should be set to ALLOW always. Enter the ip address you want to forward these ports to in Local Server Address. If you are forwarding ports so you can run a program on your computer, you should enter the your computers ip address into this box. Wan Users should be set to Any, unless you want to limit who you want to connect to these ports. This would be useful, lets say, if you only wanted your office computer to be able to ftp into your home computer. In that case you would put your office computers ip address in both the start and finish box. Generally log should be set to never, unless of course you want to create a log of network activity.
When you are finished with that configuration go ahead and click Apply.


Forward Ports 8000 on the Netgear FVS318

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

Under Security in the left hand menu click Add Service.
You should see the following menu.
FVS3183.jpg


Click Add a Custom Service
FVS3184.jpg



Service Definition 
Name
Protocol
Port Start
Port End

Go ahead and name your service. It doesn't really matter what the name is, but something easy to remember would be good. Select tcp or udp under type. If you are unsure of the type just select both. Last put in the Start and Finishing port numbers. If the service only requires one port, put that port number in both the start and the finish box. You may need to setup multiple services, depending upon the number of ports/port ranges the software you want to run requires. Click Apply when you have finished. Now we need to go to the second section to continue setting up our port forwarding. Under Advanced in the left hand menu click Ports.
Once again you should see the following menu.
FVS3185.jpg


Go ahead and click Add in the Outbound or Inbound services section. If you are unsure whether the program you are using will use these ports for inbound or outbound traffic, repeat steps 7 through 9 for both Inbound and Outbound.
FVS3186.jpg



Service
Action
Local Server Address...
Wan Users Address
 start:...
 finish:...
Log

Select the service we previously created. Action should be set to ALLOW always. Enter the ip address you want to forward these ports to in Local Server Address. If you are forwarding ports so you can run a program on your computer, you should enter the your computers ip address into this box. Wan Users should be set to Any, unless you want to limit who you want to connect to these ports. This would be useful, lets say, if you only wanted your office computer to be able to ftp into your home computer. In that case you would put your office computers ip address in both the start and finish box. Generally log should be set to never, unless of course you want to create a log of network activity.
When you are finished with that configuration go ahead and click Apply.

And that is it! You are done!


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for Honeywell HRG Series DVR on the Netgear FVS318 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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