The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a Qsee QSD2316C8-500 DVR are:
Qsee QSD2316C8-500 - PC
- TCP: 80, 2000
Forward Ports for a Qsee QSD2316C8-500 DVR
When you use a Qsee QSD2316C8-500 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 QSD2316C8-500 DVR.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.
Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- Your router's IP address.
- Your DVR's IP address.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Find the IP Address of Your Router
The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
How To Forward Ports for a Qsee QSD2316C8-500 DVR
The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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.
Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The process for forwarding a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Put the IP address of your DVR in the proper box in your router.
- It is now time to type the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for a Qsee QSD2316C8-500 DVR in the correct 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 QSD2316C8-500 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Qsee QSD2316C8-500
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for a Qsee QSD2316C8-500 DVR.