Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for a Lorex LH304 DVR:
Lorex LH304 - PC
- TCP: 80
Forwarding Ports for a Lorex LH304 DVR
When you use a Lorex LH304 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 LH304 DVR.
Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- Your DVR's internal IP address.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find Your Router's IP Address
To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. 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.
Setting Up a Port Forward for a Lorex LH304 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.
Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The way to forward a port is:
- You can start by logging in to your router.
- Look for the port forwarding section in your router.
- Put the IP address of your DVR in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for a Lorex LH304 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 LH304 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Lorex LH304
That is the process required to forward ports in your router for a Lorex LH304 DVR.