The following ports need to be forwarded for a Zmodo H9516 DVR:
Zmodo H9516 - PC
- TCP: 80, 2200
- UDP: 80, 2200
Forward Ports for a Zmodo H9516 DVR
When you use a Zmodo H9516 DVR you may need to forward ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a Zmodo H9516 DVR.
Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- The IP address of your DVR.
- A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find the IP Address of Your Router
The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is 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 Forward Ports for a Zmodo H9516 DVR
You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically 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.
Alternatively you can do it by hand. The process for forwarding a port is:
- Log 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.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for a Zmodo H9516 DVR in the correct 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 H9516 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for Zmodo H9516
That's all it takes to forward your ports for a Zmodo H9516 DVR.