Port Forwarding the Thomson-Alcatel TG789vn Router for QSee QR404-403-3

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Thomson-Alcatel TG789vn 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 Thomson-Alcatel TG789vn Router

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

How To Find Your Thomson-Alcatel TG789vn Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Thomson-Alcatel TG789vn router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Thomson-Alcatel TG789vn 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 Thomson-Alcatel TG789vn router. By default the IP address should be set to

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How to Port Forward QSee QR404-403-3 on the Thomson-Alcatel TG789vn

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Thomson-Alcatel TG789vn?

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.

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.

Thomson-Alcatel TG789vn Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Thomson-Alcatel TG789vn router you should see the following:

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Click the Toolbox button near the left of the page.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Game & Application Sharing.

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Click the Create a new game or application link near the bottom of the page.

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Enter the name of the program into the Name box. It doesn't really matter what you put into this box, but something that will remind you why these ports are being forwarded would be a good idea.

Put a dot into the Manual Entry of Port Maps radio button.

When you are finished, click the Next button.

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Forward Ports 80 on the Thomson-Alcatel TG789vn

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. QSee QR404-403-3 requires you to forward the 80,9000 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Game or Application Definition menu and then click Add.

Protocol Port
Translate To ... Trigger
Trigger Port


Forward Ports 9000 on the Thomson-Alcatel TG789vn

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

Protocol Port
Translate To ... Trigger
Trigger Port


Click the Assign a game or application to a local network device link near the bottom of the page.

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Use the Device box to choose a device to forward ports to. This box contains a list of device names that are visible on your network.

Select the application you created using the Game or Application drop down box. Then click Add to enable it.

And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for QSee QR404-403-3 on the Thomson-Alcatel TG789vn 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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