How to Forward Ports in Your Router for Defender 21065

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for a Defender 21065 DVR:

Defender 21065 - DVR

  • TCP: 5000, 9000, 18004
  • UDP: 5000, 9000, 18004

Forward Ports for a Defender 21065 DVR

When you use a Defender 21065 DVR you might need to forward some ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to a Defender 21065 DVR.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List

Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:

Locate 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 Forward Ports for a Defender 21065 DVR

You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically 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:

Frequently you have 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 a Defender 21065 DVR:

List of Routers - Customized for Defender 21065

That's all it takes to forward your ports for a Defender 21065 DVR.

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