Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for an EverFocus IRONGUARD DVR:
EverFocus IRONGUARD - DVR
- TCP: 80, 443, 554, 9000
Set Up a Port Forward for an EverFocus IRONGUARD DVR
When you use an EverFocus IRONGUARD DVR you might need to forward some ports in your router. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to an EverFocus IRONGUARD DVR.
Routers are not designed to 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:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- The IP address of your DVR.
- A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
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.
How To Set Up Port Forwarding for an EverFocus IRONGUARD 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.
Alternatively you can do it by hand. The normal process for forwarding a port is:
- Begin by logging in to your router.
- Find 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 IRONGUARD 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 an EverFocus IRONGUARD DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for EverFocus IRONGUARD
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for an EverFocus IRONGUARD DVR.