How to Port Forward Viewgate Classic DVR in Your Router

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The ports that need to be forwarded for a Viewgate Classic DVR DVR are listed here:

Viewgate Classic DVR - PC

  • TCP: 80, 3000-3003, 3007, 8800-8801
  • UDP: 3004-3005

Set Up a Port Forward for a Viewgate Classic DVR DVR

When you use a Viewgate Classic DVR DVR you may need to forward ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to a Viewgate Classic DVR DVR.

Routers are not designed to 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:

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.

You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.

How To Forward Ports for a Viewgate Classic DVR DVR

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.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The way to forward a port is:

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 Viewgate Classic DVR DVR:

List of Routers - Customized for Viewgate Classic DVR

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a Viewgate Classic DVR DVR.

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