The following ports need to be forwarded for a Dedicated Micros DS2 DVR:
Dedicated Micros DS2 - PC
- TCP: 80
- UDP: 21, 80, 8234, 8235
Forward Ports for a Dedicated Micros DS2 DVR
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a Dedicated Micros DS2 DVR. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to a Dedicated Micros DS2 DVR.
Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port
Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- The IP address of your DVR.
- Each of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Find Your Router's IP Address
To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.
If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.
How To Set Up Port Forwarding for a Dedicated Micros DS2 DVR
You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically 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 step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:
- Begin by logging in to your router.
- Locate your routers port forwarding section.
- Put the IP address of your DVR in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for a Dedicated Micros DS2 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 Dedicated Micros DS2 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Dedicated Micros DS2
That is the process required to forward ports in your router for a Dedicated Micros DS2 DVR.