How to Create a Port Forward in Your Router for Watchnet Embedded DVRs

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

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a Watchnet Embedded DVRs DVR are:

Watchnet Embedded DVRs - PC

  • TCP: 80, 554, 4000
  • UDP:

Forwarding Ports for a Watchnet Embedded DVRs DVR

When you use a Watchnet Embedded DVRs DVR you may need to forward ports in your router. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to a Watchnet Embedded DVRs DVR.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List

You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:

Find the IP Address of Your Router

We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.

How To Set Up Port Forwarding for a Watchnet Embedded DVRs DVR

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. 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.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The process for forwarding a port is:

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 Watchnet Embedded DVRs DVR:

List of Routers - Customized for Watchnet Embedded DVRs

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for a Watchnet Embedded DVRs DVR.

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