Port Forwarding the SMC 1244TX Router for QSee QR208-811-3


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the SMC 1244TX 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:

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

Login to the SMC 1244TX Router

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

How To Find Your SMC 1244TX Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your SMC 1244TX router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The SMC 1244TX 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.

SMC 1244TX 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 SMC 1244TX router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.2.1:88.

SMC 1244TX Screenshot 1

You should see a box prompting you for your SMC 1244TX password. Enter the password now.

The Default SMC 1244TX Router Password is: blank


Click the Login button to log in to your SMC 1244TX router.


Default Usernames and Passwords for other SMC Routers

Please visit our Default SMC 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 SMC 1244TX router password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your SMC 1244TX router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward QSee QR208-811-3 on the SMC 1244TX


Having trouble forwarding ports on the SMC 1244TX?

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 SMC 1244TX 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.

SMC 1244TX Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your SMC 1244TX router you should see the following:

SMC 1244TX Screenshot 2

Click the Setup link near the left of the page.

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

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Forward Ports 80 on the SMC 1244TX

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. QSee QR208-811-3 requires you to forward the following ports: 80,9000. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Server menu.

 Private IPPrivate PortTypePublic Port
1192.168.2.TCPUDP


Forward Ports 9000 on the SMC 1244TX

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

 Private IPPrivate PortTypePublic Port
2192.168.2.TCPUDP

When you're finished, click Enter 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 QR208-811-3 on the SMC 1244TX 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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