Port Forwarding the Siemens GigasetSE551 Router for Lorex LH304

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Siemens GigasetSE551 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:

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

Login to the Siemens GigasetSE551 Router

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

How To Find Your Siemens GigasetSE551 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Siemens GigasetSE551 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Siemens GigasetSE551 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 Siemens GigasetSE551 router. By default the IP address should be set to

How to Port Forward Lorex LH304 on the Siemens GigasetSE551

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Siemens GigasetSE551?

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.

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Now that you are logged in to your Siemens GigasetSE551 router you should see the following:

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

The Default Siemens GigasetSE551 Router Username is: blank

The Default Siemens GigasetSE551 Router Password is: blank

Click the Ok button to log in to your Siemens GigasetSE551 router.

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Please visit our Default Siemens 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 Siemens GigasetSE551 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Siemens GigasetSE551 router back to its factory settings.

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Click the Advanced Settings button near the top of the page.

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Click the Internet link near the left of the page.

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You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Address Translation (NAT).

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

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Forward Ports 80 on the Siemens GigasetSE551

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Lorex LH304 requires you to forward the 80 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Forwarding menu and then click Add.

Protocol Public port Local port Local IP Address Comment Enabled  
Predefined applications: 192...

When you're finished, click Ok 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 Lorex LH304 on the Siemens GigasetSE551 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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