The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a Video Insight IP Server are:
Video Insight IP Server - PC
- TCP: 80, 4010, 4011, 1433
Forward Ports for a Video Insight IP Server
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a Video Insight IP Server. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a Video Insight IP Server.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
Before You Forward a Port
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- The IP address of your router.
- The IP address of your camera.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find the IP Address of Your Router
You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.
If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.
How To Forward Ports for a Video Insight IP Server
The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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.
Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. 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.
- Type your camera's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for a Video Insight IP Server in the corresponding boxes in your router.
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 a Video Insight IP Server:
List of Routers - Customized for Video Insight IP Server
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a Video Insight IP Server.