Port Forwarding for Hikvision iVMS-4200

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

The following ports need to be forwarded for a Hikvision iVMS-4200 DVR:

Hikvision iVMS-4200 - DVR

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

Setting Up a Port Forward for a Hikvision iVMS-4200 DVR

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a Hikvision iVMS-4200 DVR. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to a Hikvision iVMS-4200 DVR.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List

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

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.

Forwarding a Port for a Hikvision iVMS-4200 DVR

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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.

Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The step-by-step process for forwarding 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 iVMS-4200 DVR:

List of Routers - Customized for Hikvision iVMS-4200

That's all it takes to forward your ports for a Hikvision iVMS-4200 DVR.

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