Port Forwarding the ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A Router for QSee QSDT DVRs


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A 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 ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A Router

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

How To Find Your ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A 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 ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.1.254.

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You should see a box prompting you for your ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A password. Enter the password now.

The Default ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A Router Password is: 1234


Click the Ok button to log in to your ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A router.


Default Usernames and Passwords for other ZyXEL Routers

Please visit our Default ZyXEL 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 ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A router password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward QSee QSDT DVRs on the ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A


Having trouble forwarding ports on the ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A?

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 ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A router to save you time and hassle.

Configuring the DVR to pick up an IP address

  • Press Menu
  • Select System

  • Select Network

  • Put a check in the DHCP box.
  • Select OK.

  • Exit out to the live cameras by pressing the ESC button on the DVR.


Power Cycle the DVR

  • Remove the power cable from the back of the dvr.
  • Wait 20 seconds.
  • Plug in the power cable.


Identifying the IP address

  • Press Menu
  • Select Info
  • Select Network

  • Write down the IP address, subnet mask & gateway found on your info network screen.



Assign a Static IP

  • Press Menu
  • Select System

  • Select Network

  • Remove the check from the DHCP box.
  • Input the same IP address, subnet mask & gateway - (you wrote down earlier).

  • Select ok

ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A router you should see the following:

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Click the Network link near the left of the page.

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

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Click the Port Forwarding button near the top of the page.

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Select User define from the Service Name drop down box.

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Forward Ports 80 on the ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. QSee QSDT DVRs requires you to forward the 80,2000 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Rule Setup menu and then click Apply.

Rule Setup
Active  
Service Name
Start Port
End Port
Server IP Address


Forward Ports 2000 on the ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A

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

Rule Setup
Active  
Service Name
Start Port
End Port
Server IP Address

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 QSDT DVRs on the ZyXEL P-2602HW-D1A 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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