The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a Zmodo H9008 DVR are:
Zmodo H9008 - PC
- TCP: 80, 9000
- UDP: 80, 9000
Setting Up a Port Forward for a Zmodo H9008 DVR
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a Zmodo H9008 DVR. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a Zmodo H9008 DVR.
Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- Your router's IP address.
- Your DVR's IP address.
- Each of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
How to Locate Your Router's IP Address
You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. 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 Forward Ports for a Zmodo H9008 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 normal process for forwarding a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Look for the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type your DVR's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- It is now time to type the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for a Zmodo H9008 DVR in the correct 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 H9008 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Zmodo H9008
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for a Zmodo H9008 DVR.