Forwarding Ports for Lorex IP Surveillance on Your Router.

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The following ports need to be forwarded for a Lorex IP Surveillance DVR:

Lorex IP Surveillance - PC

  • TCP: 80
  • UDP:

Set Up a Port Forward for a Lorex IP Surveillance DVR

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use a Lorex IP Surveillance DVR. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a Lorex IP Surveillance DVR.

Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding ports you can work around 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:

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.

You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.

How To Forward Ports for a Lorex IP Surveillance DVR

You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. 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:

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 Lorex IP Surveillance DVR:

List of Routers - Customized for Lorex IP Surveillance

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a Lorex IP Surveillance DVR.

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