How To Open Ports in Your Router for QSee QSDR008RTC-500

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a QSee QSDR008RTC-500 DVR are:

QSee QSDR008RTC-500 - PC

  • TCP: 80, 9000
  • UDP:

Set Up a Port Forward for a QSee QSDR008RTC-500 DVR

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a QSee QSDR008RTC-500 DVR. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to a QSee QSDR008RTC-500 DVR.

Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. A port forward can overcome this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:

Find Your Router's IP Address

We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.

How To Forward Ports for a QSee QSDR008RTC-500 DVR

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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.

Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:

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 QSDR008RTC-500 DVR:

List of Routers - Customized for QSee QSDR008RTC-500

That's all it takes to forward your ports for a QSee QSDR008RTC-500 DVR.

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