The ports that need to be forwarded for GeoVision Webcam are listed here:
GeoVision Webcam - PC
- TCP: 21, 80, 3389, 4550, 5550, 6550
Forwarding Ports for GeoVision Webcam
When you use GeoVision Webcam you might need to forward some ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to GeoVision Webcam.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.
Before You Forward a Port
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- Your router's IP address.
- The internal IP address of your computer.
- 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. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
How To Set Up Port Forwarding for GeoVision Webcam
A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. 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.
Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:
- Begin by logging in to your router.
- Look for the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type your computer's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for GeoVision Webcam in the corresponding 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 GeoVision Webcam:
List of Routers - Customized for GeoVision Webcam
That is the process required to forward ports in your router for GeoVision Webcam.