The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for an EverFocus EMV DVR are:
EverFocus EMV - DVR
- TCP: 80
- UDP: 80
Setting Up a Port Forward for an EverFocus EMV DVR
You may need to forward ports in your router when you use an EverFocus EMV DVR. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to an EverFocus EMV DVR.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- Your DVR's IP address.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Find Your Router's IP Address
You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
How To Set Up Port Forwarding for an EverFocus EMV DVR
You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. 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 can 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.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for an EverFocus EMV DVR in the corresponding boxes in your router.
Frequently you have 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 an EverFocus EMV DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for EverFocus EMV
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for an EverFocus EMV DVR.