The following ports need to be forwarded for a Defender 21152 DVR:
Defender 21152 - PC
- TCP: 80, 5000, 9000, 18004
- UDP: 80, 5000, 9000, 18004
Forwarding Ports for a Defender 21152 DVR
When you use a Defender 21152 DVR you may need to forward ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a Defender 21152 DVR.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- The IP address of your DVR.
- A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find the IP Address of Your Router
To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.
We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.
Setting Up a Port Forward for a Defender 21152 DVR
We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them.
You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The step-by-step process for forwarding 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 Defender 21152 DVR in the corresponding boxes in your router.
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 21152 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Defender 21152
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for a Defender 21152 DVR.