The following ports need to be forwarded for a Videon Digital Linux DVR DVR:
Videon Digital Linux DVR - PC
- TCP: 80, 4000, 554, 3800
- UDP: 4001
Forwarding Ports for a Videon Digital Linux DVR DVR
When you use a Videon Digital Linux DVR DVR you might need to forward some ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to a Videon Digital Linux DVR DVR.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- The IP address of your DVR.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
How to Locate Your Router's IP Address
The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
Forwarding a Port for a Videon Digital Linux DVR 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 normal process for forwarding a port is:
- Begin by logging in to your router.
- Look for 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 Videon Digital Linux DVR DVR in the corresponding boxes in your router.
Usually you have to reboot your router in order to save the changes.
You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for a Videon Digital Linux DVR DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Videon Digital Linux DVR
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a Videon Digital Linux DVR DVR.