Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for a Netrome BlackBox NS840 DVR:
Netrome BlackBox NS840 - PC
- TCP: 80, 701
Setting Up a Port Forward for a Netrome BlackBox NS840 DVR
When you use a Netrome BlackBox NS840 DVR you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a Netrome BlackBox NS840 DVR.
Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- Your DVR's internal IP address.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find the IP Address of Your Router
The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
How To Forward Ports for a Netrome BlackBox NS840 DVR
The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. Our Network Utilities software allows you to add port forwards and also remove them when you no longer need them to maximize your network security.
Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The process for forwarding a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type your DVR's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- It is now time to type the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for a Netrome BlackBox NS840 DVR in the correct 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 Netrome BlackBox NS840 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Netrome BlackBox NS840
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for a Netrome BlackBox NS840 DVR.