The ports that need to be forwarded for a KGuard KG-SH522 DVR are listed here:
KGuard KG-SH522 - PC
- TCP: 67, 68, 80
Forwarding Ports for a KGuard KG-SH522 DVR
You may need to forward ports in your router when you use a KGuard KG-SH522 DVR. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a KGuard KG-SH522 DVR.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.
Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- Your DVR's IP address.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find the IP Address of Your Router
The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
Setting Up a Port Forward for a KGuard KG-SH522 DVR
The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. Network Utilities lets you manage port forwards by putting them in when you need them and also removing the ones that you no longer need which maximized network security.
Alternatively you can do it by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type your DVR's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- It is now time to type the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for a KGuard KG-SH522 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 KGuard KG-SH522 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for KGuard KG-SH522
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for a KGuard KG-SH522 DVR.