The following ports need to be forwarded for a Lorex LH300 DVR:
Lorex LH300 - PC
- TCP: 80
Forwarding Ports for a Lorex LH300 DVR
When you use a Lorex LH300 DVR you might need to forward some ports in your router. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a Lorex LH300 DVR.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- The IP address of your router.
- The internal IP address of your DVR.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find the IP Address of Your Router
To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.
We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.
How To Forward Ports for a Lorex LH300 DVR
The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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.
Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The normal process for forwarding a port is:
- Begin by logging in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Put the IP address of your DVR in the proper box in your router.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for a Lorex LH300 DVR in the corresponding boxes in your router.
Some routers need to be rebooted in order for the changes to be saved.
You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for a Lorex LH300 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Lorex LH300
That is the process required to forward ports in your router for a Lorex LH300 DVR.