The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a Swann SWDVR-94200H DVR are:
Swann SWDVR-94200H - PC
- TCP: 85, 9000
- UDP: 85, 9000
Set Up a Port Forward for a Swann SWDVR-94200H DVR
When you use a Swann SWDVR-94200H DVR you might need to forward some ports in your router. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a Swann SWDVR-94200H DVR.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- Your DVR's IP address.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find the IP Address of Your Router
The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. 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.
Forwarding a Port for a Swann SWDVR-94200H DVR
The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them.
Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Put your DVR's IP address in the proper box in your router.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for a Swann SWDVR-94200H DVR in the corresponding boxes in your router.
Frequently you have 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 Swann SWDVR-94200H DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Swann SWDVR-94200H
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a Swann SWDVR-94200H DVR.