The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a LILIN DVR-208 DVR are:
LILIN DVR-208 - PC
- TCP: 80, 8000, 9000
Set Up a Port Forward for a LILIN DVR-208 DVR
You may need to forward ports in your router when you use a LILIN DVR-208 DVR. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to a LILIN DVR-208 DVR.
Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- The internal IP address of your DVR.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
How To Set Up Port Forwarding for a LILIN DVR-208 DVR
You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them.
Alternatively you can do it by hand. The step-by-step 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.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for a LILIN DVR-208 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 LILIN DVR-208 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for LILIN DVR-208
That is the process required to forward ports in your router for a LILIN DVR-208 DVR.