Port Forwarding the Sitecom DC-224 Router for QSee QT428-803

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Sitecom DC-224 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:

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Login to the Sitecom DC-224 Router

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

How To Find Your Sitecom DC-224 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Sitecom DC-224 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Sitecom DC-224 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.

Sitecom DC-224 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 Sitecom DC-224 router. By default the IP address should be set to

Sitecom DC-224 Screenshot 1

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

The Default Sitecom DC-224 Router Username is: admin

The Default Sitecom DC-224 Router Password is: admin

Click the Ok button to log in to your Sitecom DC-224 router.

Default Usernames and Passwords for other Sitecom Routers

Please visit our Default Sitecom 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 Sitecom DC-224 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Sitecom DC-224 router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward QSee QT428-803 on the Sitecom DC-224

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Sitecom DC-224?

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.

  • Go to the Network Menu.
  • Put a check into the Obtain an IP Address Automatically box.
  • Click the Test button.
  • Look near the lower left corner. If it says Ok, then click on Apply, then Exit.

  • Go to Menu - Information and Network
  • Write down the IP Address, Subnet Mask and Gateway.

  • Go back to the Network Menu.
  • Uncheck the Obtain an IP Address Automatically box.
  • Now enter the IP Address, Gateway and Subnet Mask you wrote down earlier.
  • When you're done click Apply, then Exit.

Sitecom DC-224 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Sitecom DC-224 router you should see the following:

Sitecom DC-224 Screenshot 2

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

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Virt.Serv.

Sitecom DC-224 Screenshot 3

Click the Add button near the center of the page.

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Forward Ports 80 on the Sitecom DC-224

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. QSee QT428-803 requires you to forward the 80,6036 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Server Settings menu and then click Apply.

Item 1
Service Select
Service Select
Public Port Start
Public Port End
Mapped Private IP Address
Mapped Private Port

Forward Ports 6036 on the Sitecom DC-224

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

Item 2
Service Select
Service Select
Public Port Start
Public Port End
Mapped Private IP Address
Mapped Private Port

When you're finished, click Apply 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 QT428-803 on the Sitecom DC-224 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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