The following ports need to be forwarded for a QSee QT528 DVR:
QSee QT528 - PC
- TCP: 80, 6036
Set Up a Port Forward for a QSee QT528 DVR
When you use a QSee QT528 DVR you may need to forward ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to a QSee QT528 DVR.
Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Before You Forward a Port
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- The IP address of your DVR.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
How To Forward Ports for a QSee QT528 DVR
We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them.
Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Put your DVR's IP address in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for a QSee QT528 DVR in the corresponding 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 QT528 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for QSee QT528
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a QSee QT528 DVR.