The following ports need to be forwarded for an EverFocus EDVR DVR:
EverFocus EDVR - DVR
- TCP: 80, 1600, 37260-37263
- UDP: 80, 1600, 37260-37263
Forwarding Ports for an EverFocus EDVR DVR
You may need to forward ports in your router when you use an EverFocus EDVR DVR. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to an EverFocus EDVR DVR.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- Your DVR's IP address.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
Forwarding a Port for an EverFocus EDVR DVR
You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically 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 step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Look for the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type your DVR's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for an EverFocus EDVR DVR in the correct boxes in your router.
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 an EverFocus EDVR DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for EverFocus EDVR
That's all it takes to forward your ports for an EverFocus EDVR DVR.