Forward Ports on Your Router for Defender SN500-4CH

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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 SN500-4CH DVR:

Defender SN500-4CH - PC

  • TCP: 80
  • UDP:

Forwarding Ports for a Defender SN500-4CH DVR

When you use a Defender SN500-4CH 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 SN500-4CH DVR.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.

Before You Forward a Port

You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. 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.

Forwarding a Port for a Defender SN500-4CH DVR

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. 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 process for forwarding a port is:

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 a Defender SN500-4CH DVR:

List of Routers - Customized for Defender SN500-4CH

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for a Defender SN500-4CH DVR.

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