Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for a Night Owl DVR-SCORPION500 DVR:
Night Owl DVR-SCORPION500 - PC
- TCP: 80, 9000
Set Up a Port Forward for a Night Owl DVR-SCORPION500 DVR
When you use a Night Owl DVR-SCORPION500 DVR you may need to forward ports in your router. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a Night Owl DVR-SCORPION500 DVR.
Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:
- Your router's IP address.
- The IP address of your DVR.
- A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
How To Forward Ports for a Night Owl DVR-SCORPION500 DVR
We have Network Utilities software that can 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.
Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:
- Start 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 Night Owl DVR-SCORPION500 DVR in the corresponding boxes in your router.
Usually you have to reboot your router in order to save the changes.
You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for a Night Owl DVR-SCORPION500 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Night Owl DVR-SCORPION500
That is the process required to forward ports in your router for a Night Owl DVR-SCORPION500 DVR.