Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for a QSee QSDR16RTC-500 DVR:
QSee QSDR16RTC-500 - PC
- TCP: 80, 9000
Forward Ports for a QSee QSDR16RTC-500 DVR
You may need to forward ports in your router when you use a QSee QSDR16RTC-500 DVR. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a QSee QSDR16RTC-500 DVR.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- The internal IP address of your DVR.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find the IP Address of Your Router
We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. 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.
How To Set Up Port Forwarding for a QSee QSDR16RTC-500 DVR
You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. 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.
Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The process for forwarding a port is:
- You can start by logging in to your router.
- Look for the port forwarding section in your router.
- Put the IP address of your DVR in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for a QSee QSDR16RTC-500 DVR in the correct boxes in your router.
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 QSDR16RTC-500 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for QSee QSDR16RTC-500
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a QSee QSDR16RTC-500 DVR.