Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for an IC Realtime Recorders DVR:
IC Realtime Recorders - DVR
- TCP: 80, 443, 554, 32789, 37777
- UDP: 37778
Setting Up a Port Forward for an IC Realtime Recorders DVR
When you use an IC Realtime Recorders DVR you may need to forward ports in your router. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to an IC Realtime Recorders DVR.
Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.
Before You Forward a Port
Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:
- The IP address of your router.
- Your DVR's IP address.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
How to Locate Your Router's IP Address
We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
How To Forward Ports for an IC Realtime Recorders 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.
You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The process for forwarding a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Look for the port forwarding section in your router.
- Put your DVR's IP address in the proper box in your router.
- It is now time to type the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for an IC Realtime Recorders 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 an IC Realtime Recorders DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for IC Realtime Recorders
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for an IC Realtime Recorders DVR.