The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a GE Security TVR-1004-1T DVR are:
GE Security TVR-1004-1T - PC
- TCP: 80, 8000
Set Up a Port Forward for a GE Security TVR-1004-1T DVR
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a GE Security TVR-1004-1T DVR. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to a GE Security TVR-1004-1T DVR.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port
Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:
- Your router's 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
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.
Forwarding a Port for a GE Security TVR-1004-1T DVR
A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Our Network Utilities software allows you to add port forwards and also remove them when you no longer need them to maximize your network security.
Alternatively you can do it by hand. The way to forward a port is:
- Begin by logging in to your router.
- Look for the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type the IP address of your DVR into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for a GE Security TVR-1004-1T DVR in the correct 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 a GE Security TVR-1004-1T DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for GE Security TVR-1004-1T
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a GE Security TVR-1004-1T DVR.