The ports that need to be forwarded for a Vivotek PZ6112 are listed here:
Vivotek PZ6112 - PC
- TCP: 80
- UDP: 5002-5003
Forwarding Ports for a Vivotek PZ6112
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a Vivotek PZ6112. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a Vivotek PZ6112.
Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.
Before You Forward a Port
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- Your router's IP address.
- Your camera's IP address.
- Each of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
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. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.
We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.
Forwarding a Port for a Vivotek PZ6112
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 process for forwarding a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Put your camera's IP address in the proper box in your router.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for a Vivotek PZ6112 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 Vivotek PZ6112:
List of Routers - Customized for Vivotek PZ6112
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a Vivotek PZ6112.