Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for a Digital Watchdog DW-VMAX 8 DVR:
Digital Watchdog DW-VMAX 8 - PC
- TCP: 80, 9010-9011
Set Up a Port Forward for a Digital Watchdog DW-VMAX 8 DVR
You may need to forward ports in your router when you use a Digital Watchdog DW-VMAX 8 DVR. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a Digital Watchdog DW-VMAX 8 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
Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- Your DVR's internal IP address.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
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.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
How To Forward Ports for a Digital Watchdog DW-VMAX 8 DVR
A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Our Network Utilities software allows you to add port forwards and also remove them when you no longer need them to maximize your network security.
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.
- Locate your routers port forwarding section.
- Type the IP address of your DVR into the correct box in your router.
- It is now time to type the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for a Digital Watchdog DW-VMAX 8 DVR in the correct boxes in your router.
Usually you have to reboot your router in order to save the changes.
You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for a Digital Watchdog DW-VMAX 8 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Digital Watchdog DW-VMAX 8
That's all it takes to forward your ports for a Digital Watchdog DW-VMAX 8 DVR.