How to Forward Ports in Your Router for Digital Watchdog DW-VF8

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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 Digital Watchdog DW-VF8 DVR:

Digital Watchdog DW-VF8 - PC

  • TCP: 80, 9010
  • UDP:

Setting Up a Port Forward for a Digital Watchdog DW-VF8 DVR

When you use a Digital Watchdog DW-VF8 DVR you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a Digital Watchdog DW-VF8 DVR.

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

Before You Forward a Port

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

Find 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.

We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.

How To Set Up Port Forwarding for a Digital Watchdog DW-VF8 DVR

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. With Network Utilities, you can easily forward ports and also un-forward ports quickly so that you can keep your network up to date with the ports that you need forwarded and maximize your network security.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The process for forwarding a port is:

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 Digital Watchdog DW-VF8 DVR:

List of Routers - Customized for Digital Watchdog DW-VF8

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for a Digital Watchdog DW-VF8 DVR.

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