The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a Vitek Spire Series DVR DVR are:
Vitek Spire Series DVR - PC
- TCP: 5554, 8080
- UDP: 5554, 8080
Set Up a Port Forward for a Vitek Spire Series DVR DVR
You may need to forward ports in your router when you use a Vitek Spire Series DVR DVR. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a Vitek Spire Series DVR DVR.
Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port
Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- The internal IP address of your DVR.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
How to Locate Your Router's IP Address
You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
How To Forward Ports for a Vitek Spire Series DVR DVR
We have Network Utilities software that can 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:
- You can start by logging 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 Vitek Spire Series DVR DVR in the corresponding boxes in your router.
Some routers need to be rebooted in order for the changes to be saved.
You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for a Vitek Spire Series DVR DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Vitek Spire Series DVR
That is the process required to forward ports in your router for a Vitek Spire Series DVR DVR.