The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a LevelOne WCS-2060 are:
LevelOne WCS-2060 - PC
- TCP: 80, 5556, 5558
- UDP: 80, 5556, 5558
Setting Up a Port Forward for a LevelOne WCS-2060
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a LevelOne WCS-2060. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to a LevelOne WCS-2060.
Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port
Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:
- Your router's IP address.
- Your camera's IP address.
- A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. 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.
Forwarding a Port for a LevelOne WCS-2060
You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. 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.
Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The process for forwarding a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Put your camera's IP address in the proper box in your router.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for a LevelOne WCS-2060 in the corresponding 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 a LevelOne WCS-2060:
List of Routers - Customized for LevelOne WCS-2060
That's all it takes to forward your ports for a LevelOne WCS-2060.