The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a GE Security TVR-1004-250 DVR are:
GE Security TVR-1004-250 - PC
- TCP: 80, 8000
Forwarding Ports for a GE Security TVR-1004-250 DVR
When you use a GE Security TVR-1004-250 DVR you may need to forward ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a GE Security TVR-1004-250 DVR.
Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. A port forward 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:
- Your router's IP address.
- Your DVR's internal IP address.
- A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find the IP Address of Your Router
To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. 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.
Setting Up a Port Forward for a GE Security TVR-1004-250 DVR
We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. 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 normal process for forwarding a port is:
- Begin by logging in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Type your DVR's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- It is now time to type the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for a GE Security TVR-1004-250 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 a GE Security TVR-1004-250 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for GE Security TVR-1004-250
That's all it takes to forward your ports for a GE Security TVR-1004-250 DVR.