Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for a Falco 8PRO DVR:
Falco 8PRO - PC
- TCP: 80, 5050, 6050, 7050, 8000
Set Up a Port Forward for a Falco 8PRO DVR
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a Falco 8PRO DVR. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a Falco 8PRO 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
Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- The IP address of your DVR.
- A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
How to Locate Your Router's IP Address
We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
How To Set Up Port Forwarding for a Falco 8PRO 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.
You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The normal process for forwarding a port is:
- You can start by logging in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Type the IP address of your DVR into the correct box in your router.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for a Falco 8PRO DVR in the corresponding 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 a Falco 8PRO DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Falco 8PRO
That's all it takes to forward your ports for a Falco 8PRO DVR.