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:
- Your router's IP address.
- The IP address of your DVR.
- A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
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:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Put the IP address of your DVR in the proper box in your router.
- It is now time to type the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for a Hikvision iVMS-4200 DVR in the correct boxes in your router.
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.