Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for a QSee QSD6204 DVR:
QSee QSD6204 - PC
- TCP: 80
Forward Ports for a QSee QSD6204 DVR
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a QSee QSD6204 DVR. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to a QSee QSD6204 DVR.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome 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:
- The IP address of your router.
- The internal IP address of your DVR.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
How to Locate Your Router's IP Address
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.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
Setting Up a Port Forward for a QSee QSD6204 DVR
A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. 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.
Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The process for forwarding a port is:
- Log 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.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for a QSee QSD6204 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 QSD6204 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for QSee QSD6204
That is the process required to forward ports in your router for a QSee QSD6204 DVR.