The ports that need to be forwarded for a QSee QSD42208 DVR are listed here:
QSee QSD42208 - PC
- TCP: 80, 8000
Set Up a Port Forward for a QSee QSD42208 DVR
When you use a QSee QSD42208 DVR you may need to forward ports in your router. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to a QSee QSD42208 DVR.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
Before You Forward a Port
Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- The IP address of your DVR.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Locate 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.
If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.
How To Forward Ports for a QSee QSD42208 DVR
A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. 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.
Alternatively you can do it by hand. The way to forward a port is:
- Log 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.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for a QSee QSD42208 DVR in the corresponding boxes in your router.
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 QSee QSD42208 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for QSee QSD42208
That's all it takes to forward your ports for a QSee QSD42208 DVR.