Opening Ports for Hikvision DS-7204HVI-SH using Your Router

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The following ports need to be forwarded for a Hikvision DS-7204HVI-SH DVR:

Hikvision DS-7204HVI-SH - DVR

  • TCP: 80, 443, 554, 8000, 10554
  • UDP: 80, 443, 554, 8000, 10554

Forwarding Ports for a Hikvision DS-7204HVI-SH DVR

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a Hikvision DS-7204HVI-SH DVR. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a Hikvision DS-7204HVI-SH DVR.

Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.

Before You Forward a Port

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

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. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.

You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.

How To Forward Ports for a Hikvision DS-7204HVI-SH 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.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The way to forward a port is:

You probably will need 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 Hikvision DS-7204HVI-SH DVR:

List of Routers - Customized for Hikvision DS-7204HVI-SH

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for a Hikvision DS-7204HVI-SH DVR.

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