The following ports need to be forwarded for a Zmodo DK4001 DVR:
Zmodo DK4001 - PC
- TCP: 80, 9000
- UDP: 80, 9000
Forward Ports for a Zmodo DK4001 DVR
When you use a Zmodo DK4001 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 Zmodo DK4001 DVR.
Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- The IP address of your DVR.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Find the IP Address of Your Router
You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.
If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.
Forwarding a Port for a Zmodo DK4001 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 way to forward a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Locate your routers port forwarding section.
- Put the IP address of your DVR in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for a Zmodo DK4001 DVR in the corresponding boxes in your router.
You probably will need 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 Zmodo DK4001 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Zmodo DK4001
That's all it takes to forward your ports for a Zmodo DK4001 DVR.