The ports that need to be forwarded for WebCam Monitor are listed here:
WebCam Monitor - PC
- TCP: 1040
- UDP: 1040
Forward Ports for WebCam Monitor
When you use WebCam Monitor you may need to forward ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to WebCam Monitor.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- Your computer's IP address.
- A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
How to Locate Your Router's IP Address
You can run our free Router Detector software to locate 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 WebCam Monitor
A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them.
Alternatively you can do it by hand. The way to forward a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Put the IP address of your computer in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for WebCam Monitor in the correct boxes in your router.
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 WebCam Monitor:
List of Routers - Customized for WebCam Monitor
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for WebCam Monitor.