Forwarding Ports in Your Router for RTSP

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

The ports that need to be forwarded for RTSP are listed here:

RTSP - PC

  • TCP: 554
  • UDP: 554

Forwarding Ports for RTSP

When you use RTSP you might need to forward some ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to RTSP.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

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

Locate Your Router's IP Address

To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.

Setting Up a Port Forward for RTSP

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Our Network Utilities software allows you to add port forwards and also remove them when you no longer need them to maximize your network security.

You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The way to forward 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 RTSP:

List of Routers - Customized for RTSP

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for RTSP.

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