The following ports need to be forwarded for a QSee QSC26404 DVR:
QSee QSC26404 - PC
- TCP: 80, 8000
Setting Up a Port Forward for a QSee QSC26404 DVR
When you use a QSee QSC26404 DVR you might need to forward some ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to a QSee QSC26404 DVR.
Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- Your DVR's internal IP address.
- Each of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
How to Locate Your Router's IP Address
We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. 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 Set Up Port Forwarding for a QSee QSC26404 DVR
You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically 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.
Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:
- Begin by logging in to your router.
- Look for the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type your DVR's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for a QSee QSC26404 DVR in the corresponding boxes in your router.
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 QSee QSC26404 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for QSee QSC26404
That's all it takes to forward your ports for a QSee QSC26404 DVR.