Port Forwarding the Prolink Hurricane5305G Router for QSee QC40198


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Prolink Hurricane5305G 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:

Don't Skip This Step!

Login to the Prolink Hurricane5305G Router

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

How To Find Your Prolink Hurricane5305G Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Prolink Hurricane5305G router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Prolink Hurricane5305G 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 Prolink Hurricane5305G router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.1.1.

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

The Default Prolink Hurricane5305G Router Username is: admin

The Default Prolink Hurricane5305G Router Password is: password


Click the Ok button to log in to your Prolink Hurricane5305G router.


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How to Port Forward QSee QC40198 on the Prolink Hurricane5305G


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Prolink Hurricane5305G?

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 Prolink Hurricane5305G router to save you time and hassle.

Configuring the DVR to pick up an IP address

  • Right Click and select Main Menu
  • Select Setting
  • Select Network
  • Check the box next to DHCP and click Save

Power Cycle the DVR

  • Select Shutdown
  • Set to Restart system and click OK

Identifying the IP address

  • Right Click and select Main Menu
  • Select Setting
  • Select Network
  • Uncheck the box next to DHCP, write down the IP Address, Subnet Mask, and Gateway, and click Save

Prolink Hurricane5305G Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Prolink Hurricane5305G router you should see the following:

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Click the Firewall button near the top of the page.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Port Forwarding.

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Forward Ports 80 on the Prolink Hurricane5305G

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. QSee QC40198 requires you to forward the 80,37777 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Forwarding menu and then click Add.

Protocol: Comment: Enable
Local IP Address: Local Port: -
Remote IP Address: Remote Port: -
Interface:  


Forward Ports 37777 on the Prolink Hurricane5305G

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

Protocol: Comment: Enable
Local IP Address: Local Port: -
Remote IP Address: Remote Port: -
Interface:  

And that is it! You are done!


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for QSee QC40198 on the Prolink Hurricane5305G 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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