The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a Vivotek PZ6122 are:
Vivotek PZ6122 - PC
- TCP: 80
- UDP: 5002-5003
Setting Up a Port Forward for a Vivotek PZ6122
You may need to forward ports in your router when you use a Vivotek PZ6122. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a Vivotek PZ6122.
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
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- The IP address of your router.
- Your camera's IP address.
- A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find Your Router's IP Address
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.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
How To Set Up Port Forwarding for a Vivotek PZ6122
A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Network Utilities lets you manage port forwards by putting them in when you need them and also removing the ones that you no longer need which maximized network security.
Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The normal process for forwarding a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Locate your routers port forwarding section.
- Type your camera's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for a Vivotek PZ6122 in the correct boxes in your router.
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 Vivotek PZ6122:
List of Routers - Customized for Vivotek PZ6122
That is the process required to forward ports in your router for a Vivotek PZ6122.