The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a KGuard TC401 DVR are:
KGuard TC401 - PC
- TCP: 80, 9000
Forwarding Ports for a KGuard TC401 DVR
When you use a KGuard TC401 DVR you might need to forward some ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to a KGuard TC401 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:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- Your DVR's IP address.
- Each of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Find the IP Address of Your Router
You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.
We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.
Forwarding a Port for a KGuard TC401 DVR
The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. With Network Utilities, you can easily forward ports and also un-forward ports quickly so that you can keep your network up to date with the ports that you need forwarded and maximize your network security.
Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The normal process for forwarding a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Locate your routers port forwarding section.
- Type the IP address of your DVR 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 TC401 DVR in the correct boxes in your router.
Frequently you have 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 TC401 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for KGuard TC401
That's all it takes to forward your ports for a KGuard TC401 DVR.