The ports that need to be forwarded for a Zmodo H6216 DVR are listed here:
Zmodo H6216 - PC
- TCP: 80, 6802
- UDP: 80, 6802
Forward Ports for a Zmodo H6216 DVR
When you use a Zmodo H6216 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 H6216 DVR.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.
Before You Forward a Port
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- The IP address of your router.
- Your DVR's IP address.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.
If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.
How To Set Up Port Forwarding for a Zmodo H6216 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.
Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The process for forwarding a port is:
- Begin by logging in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Put your DVR's IP address in the proper box in your router.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for a Zmodo H6216 DVR in the corresponding boxes in your router.
Frequently you have 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 H6216 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Zmodo H6216
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a Zmodo H6216 DVR.