How to Forward Ports in Your Router for QSee QSDR008RTC

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

The following ports need to be forwarded for a QSee QSDR008RTC DVR:


  • TCP: 80, 9000
  • UDP:

Setting Up a Port Forward for a QSee QSDR008RTC DVR

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

Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.

Before You Forward a Port

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

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. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.

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

Setting Up a Port Forward for a QSee QSDR008RTC DVR

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. 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.

You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The way to forward a port is:

Frequently you have 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 DVR:

List of Routers - Customized for QSee QSDR008RTC

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a QSee QSDR008RTC DVR.

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