The following ports need to be forwarded for a Revo DVRNS DVR:
Revo DVRNS - PC
- TCP: 8016, 8116, 8200, 10019, 12088
- UDP: 8016, 8116, 8200, 10019, 12088
Setting Up a Port Forward for a Revo DVRNS DVR
When you use a Revo DVRNS DVR you may need to forward ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a Revo DVRNS DVR.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Before You Forward a Port
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- The IP address of your DVR.
- Each of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
How to Locate Your Router's IP Address
We have free Router Detector software to help you find 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.
Forwarding a Port for a Revo DVRNS DVR
The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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.
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.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type the IP address of your DVR into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for a Revo DVRNS DVR in the corresponding boxes in your router.
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 Revo DVRNS DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Revo DVRNS
That's all it takes to forward your ports for a Revo DVRNS DVR.