How To Open Ports in Your Router for Night Owl X100

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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 X100 DVR:

Night Owl X100 - PC

  • TCP: 2051, 9000
  • UDP: 2051, 9000

Forward Ports for a Night Owl X100 DVR

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a Night Owl X100 DVR. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to a Night Owl X100 DVR.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:

Find Your Router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

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 X100 DVR

You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. With Network Utilities, you can easily forward ports and also un-forward ports quickly so that you can keep your network up to date with the ports that you need forwarded and maximize your network security.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The normal 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 X100 DVR:

List of Routers - Customized for Night Owl X100

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a Night Owl X100 DVR.

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