Forwarding Ports in Your Router for Retina DVR

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

The ports that need to be forwarded for a Retina DVR DVR are listed here:

Retina DVR - PC

  • TCP: 80, 34567, 34599
  • UDP: 34567, 34599

Set Up a Port Forward for a Retina DVR DVR

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use a Retina DVR DVR. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a Retina DVR DVR.

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

Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port

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

Locate 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.

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

How To Forward Ports for a Retina DVR DVR

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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.

You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The process for forwarding a port is:

You probably will need 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 Retina DVR DVR:

List of Routers - Customized for Retina DVR

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

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