The ports that need to be forwarded for a Cobra EliteAlpha CCTV DVR DVR are listed here:
Cobra EliteAlpha CCTV DVR - PC
- TCP: 80, 2000-2007
Setting Up a Port Forward for a Cobra EliteAlpha CCTV DVR DVR
You may need to forward ports in your router when you use a Cobra EliteAlpha CCTV DVR DVR. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to a Cobra EliteAlpha CCTV DVR DVR.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- Your router's IP address.
- The internal IP address of your DVR.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
How To Forward Ports for a Cobra EliteAlpha CCTV DVR DVR
We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. Network Utilities lets you manage port forwards by putting them in when you need them and also removing the ones that you no longer need which maximized 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.
- Put your DVR's IP address in the proper box in your router.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for a Cobra EliteAlpha CCTV DVR DVR in the corresponding boxes in your router.
Some routers need to be rebooted in order for the changes to be saved.
You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for a Cobra EliteAlpha CCTV DVR DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Cobra EliteAlpha CCTV DVR
That's all it takes to forward your ports for a Cobra EliteAlpha CCTV DVR DVR.