How To Open Ports in Your Router for Night Owl TL-DVR4

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for a Night Owl TL-DVR4 DVR:

Night Owl TL-DVR4 - PC

  • TCP: 2049-2050, 9000
  • UDP:

Set Up a Port Forward for a Night Owl TL-DVR4 DVR

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a Night Owl TL-DVR4 DVR. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to a Night Owl TL-DVR4 DVR.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.

Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port

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. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.

How To Set Up Port Forwarding for a Night Owl TL-DVR4 DVR

You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. 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.

Alternatively you can do it by hand. The normal process for forwarding a port is:

You probably will need to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for a Night Owl TL-DVR4 DVR:

List of Routers - Customized for Night Owl TL-DVR4

That's all it takes to forward your ports for a Night Owl TL-DVR4 DVR.

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