The following ports need to be forwarded for a Security Camera Warehouse Recorder DVR:
Security Camera Warehouse Recorder - DVR
- TCP: 80, 8000, 8554
- UDP: 80, 8000, 8554
Forwarding Ports for a Security Camera Warehouse Recorder DVR
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a Security Camera Warehouse Recorder DVR. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a Security Camera Warehouse Recorder DVR.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
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You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- Your router's IP address.
- The IP address of your DVR.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find Your Router's IP Address
We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.
We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.
How To Forward Ports for a Security Camera Warehouse Recorder DVR
You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. 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 step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Put the IP address of your DVR in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for a Security Camera Warehouse Recorder 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 Security Camera Warehouse Recorder DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Security Camera Warehouse Recorder
That's all it takes to forward your ports for a Security Camera Warehouse Recorder DVR.