The following ports need to be forwarded for a Syntech 16CH DVR - DW1162A DVR:
Syntech 16CH DVR - DW1162A - PC
- TCP: 80, 9000, 18004
- UDP: 9000, 18004
Set Up a Port Forward for a Syntech 16CH DVR - DW1162A DVR
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a Syntech 16CH DVR - DW1162A DVR. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to a Syntech 16CH DVR - DW1162A DVR.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.
Before You Forward a Port
Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:
- Your router's IP address.
- Your DVR's IP address.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. 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 Forward Ports for a Syntech 16CH DVR - DW1162A DVR
We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. 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.
Alternatively you can do it by hand. The process for forwarding a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Look for the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type the IP address of your DVR into the correct box in your router.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for a Syntech 16CH DVR - DW1162A 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 Syntech 16CH DVR - DW1162A DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Syntech 16CH DVR - DW1162A
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a Syntech 16CH DVR - DW1162A DVR.