The following ports need to be forwarded for an Odyssey CCTV DVR DVR:
Odyssey CCTV DVR - PC
- TCP: 80, 9000, 18004
Forwarding Ports for an Odyssey CCTV DVR DVR
You may need to forward ports in your router when you use an Odyssey CCTV DVR DVR. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to an Odyssey CCTV DVR DVR.
Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.
Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port
Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:
- Your router's IP address.
- The internal IP address of your DVR.
- A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find the IP Address of Your Router
You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is 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 an Odyssey CCTV DVR DVR
A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. 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.
Alternatively you can do it by hand. The process for forwarding a port is:
- Begin by logging in to your router.
- Look for the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type the IP address of your DVR into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for an Odyssey CCTV DVR DVR in the correct 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 an Odyssey CCTV DVR DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Odyssey CCTV DVR
That's all it takes to forward your ports for an Odyssey CCTV DVR DVR.