The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a Qsee QSTD5088C-500 DVR are:
Qsee QSTD5088C-500 - PC
- TCP: 80, 2000
Set Up a Port Forward for a Qsee QSTD5088C-500 DVR
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a Qsee QSTD5088C-500 DVR. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a Qsee QSTD5088C-500 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
Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:
- The IP address of your router.
- The internal IP address of your DVR.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Find Your Router's IP Address
You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.
If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.
How To Set Up Port Forwarding for a Qsee QSTD5088C-500 DVR
A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. 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 way to forward a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Locate your routers port forwarding section.
- Type your DVR's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for a Qsee QSTD5088C-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 QSTD5088C-500 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Qsee QSTD5088C-500
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a Qsee QSTD5088C-500 DVR.