The ports that need to be forwarded for an Amcrest IPM-721 are listed here:
Amcrest IPM-721 - IP Camera
- TCP: 80, 443, 554, 37777
- UDP: 37778
Setting Up a Port Forward for an Amcrest IPM-721
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use an Amcrest IPM-721. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to an Amcrest IPM-721.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- Your camera's internal IP address.
- Each of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
How to Locate Your Router's IP Address
The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
How To Forward Ports for an Amcrest IPM-721
We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. Our Network Utilities software allows you to add port forwards and also remove them when you no longer need them to maximize your network security.
Alternatively you can do it by hand. The way to forward a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Look for the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type the IP address of your camera into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for an Amcrest IPM-721 in the correct boxes in your router.
You probably will need to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.
You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for an Amcrest IPM-721:
List of Routers - Customized for Amcrest IPM-721
That is the process required to forward ports in your router for an Amcrest IPM-721.