The following ports need to be forwarded for a QSee QSDR1616GRC-500 DVR:
QSee QSDR1616GRC-500 - PC
- TCP: 80, 9000
Set Up a Port Forward for a QSee QSDR1616GRC-500 DVR
When you use a QSee QSDR1616GRC-500 DVR you might need to forward some ports in your router. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to a QSee QSDR1616GRC-500 DVR.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- The IP address of your router.
- The IP address of your DVR.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Find Your Router's IP Address
To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
Setting Up a Port Forward for a QSee QSDR1616GRC-500 DVR
You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. With Network Utilities, you can easily forward ports and also un-forward ports quickly so that you can keep your network up to date with the ports that you need forwarded and maximize your 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:
- Begin by logging in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Type your DVR's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- It is now time to type the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for a QSee QSDR1616GRC-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 QSDR1616GRC-500 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for QSee QSDR1616GRC-500
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for a QSee QSDR1616GRC-500 DVR.