The ports that need to be forwarded for a Digital Watchdog DW-VMAX 16 DVR are listed here:
Digital Watchdog DW-VMAX 16 - PC
- TCP: 80, 9010-9011
Forward Ports for a Digital Watchdog DW-VMAX 16 DVR
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a Digital Watchdog DW-VMAX 16 DVR. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a Digital Watchdog DW-VMAX 16 DVR.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- The IP address of your DVR.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
Forwarding a Port for a Digital Watchdog DW-VMAX 16 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 step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:
- You can start by logging in to your router.
- Locate your routers port forwarding section.
- Type the IP address of your DVR into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for a Digital Watchdog DW-VMAX 16 DVR in the corresponding boxes in your router.
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 Digital Watchdog DW-VMAX 16 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Digital Watchdog DW-VMAX 16
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a Digital Watchdog DW-VMAX 16 DVR.