The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a Vivotek PZ61x2 are:
Vivotek PZ61x2 - PC
- TCP: 80
- UDP: 5002-5003
Forward Ports for a Vivotek PZ61x2
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a Vivotek PZ61x2. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a Vivotek PZ61x2.
Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.
Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port
Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:
- Your router's IP address.
- Your camera's internal IP address.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
How to Locate Your Router's IP Address
We have free Router Detector software to help you find 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 Forward Ports for a Vivotek PZ61x2
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 way to forward a port is:
- You can start by logging in to your router.
- Locate your routers port forwarding section.
- Put your camera's IP address in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for a Vivotek PZ61x2 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 Vivotek PZ61x2:
List of Routers - Customized for Vivotek PZ61x2
That's all it takes to forward your ports for a Vivotek PZ61x2.