How to Create a Port Forward in Your Router for Watchnet HD NDVR

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

Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for a Watchnet HD NDVR DVR:

Watchnet HD NDVR - PC

  • TCP: 80, 5100-5101, 554
  • UDP:

Setting Up a Port Forward for a Watchnet HD NDVR DVR

When you use a Watchnet HD NDVR DVR you might need to forward some ports in your router. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a Watchnet HD NDVR DVR.

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

Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

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.

We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.

How To Set Up Port Forwarding for a Watchnet HD NDVR DVR

You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. 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:

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 Watchnet HD NDVR DVR:

List of Routers - Customized for Watchnet HD NDVR

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for a Watchnet HD NDVR DVR.

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