The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Security Monitor Pro are:
Security Monitor Pro - PC
- TCP: 80
- UDP: 80
Set Up a Port Forward for Security Monitor Pro
You may need to forward ports in your router when you use Security Monitor Pro. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to Security Monitor Pro.
Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- Your computer's internal IP address.
- A list of 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. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
How To Set Up Port Forwarding for Security Monitor Pro
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.
Alternatively you can do it by hand. The normal process for forwarding a port is:
- Begin by logging in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type your computer's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for Security Monitor Pro 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 Security Monitor Pro:
List of Routers - Customized for Security Monitor Pro
That is the process required to forward ports in your router for Security Monitor Pro.