Forwarding Ports for an EverFocus VANGUARD on Your Router.

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The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for an EverFocus VANGUARD DVR are:


  • TCP: 80, 443, 554, 9000
  • UDP:

Forward Ports for an EverFocus VANGUARD DVR

When you use an EverFocus VANGUARD DVR you may need to forward ports in your router. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to an EverFocus VANGUARD DVR.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.

Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:

Find Your Router's IP Address

To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.

Forwarding a Port for an EverFocus VANGUARD DVR

We have Network Utilities software that can 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.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:

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 VANGUARD DVR:

List of Routers - Customized for EverFocus VANGUARD

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for an EverFocus VANGUARD DVR.

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