Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for an EverFocus VANGUARD II DVR:
EverFocus VANGUARD II - DVR
- TCP: 80, 443, 554, 8000
Forwarding Ports for an EverFocus VANGUARD II DVR
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use an EverFocus VANGUARD II DVR. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to an EverFocus VANGUARD II DVR.
Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.
Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port
Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:
- The IP address of your router.
- Your DVR's IP address.
- A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
Setting Up a Port Forward for an EverFocus VANGUARD II DVR
You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. Network Utilities lets you manage port forwards by putting them in when you need them and also removing the ones that you no longer need which maximized network security.
Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The way to forward a port is:
- Begin by logging in to your router.
- Look for the port forwarding section in your router.
- Put your DVR's IP address in the proper box in your router.
- It is now time to type the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for an EverFocus VANGUARD II 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 an EverFocus VANGUARD II DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for EverFocus VANGUARD II
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for an EverFocus VANGUARD II DVR.