Forwarding Ports for Night Owl LION-4500 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 Night Owl LION-4500 DVR:

Night Owl LION-4500 - PC

  • TCP: 80, 9000
  • UDP:

Set Up a Port Forward for a Night Owl LION-4500 DVR

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a Night Owl LION-4500 DVR. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to a Night Owl LION-4500 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

Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:

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.

If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.

How To Set Up Port Forwarding for a Night Owl LION-4500 DVR

We have Network Utilities software that can 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.

You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:

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 Night Owl LION-4500 DVR:

List of Routers - Customized for Night Owl LION-4500

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for a Night Owl LION-4500 DVR.

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