Opening Ports for Zmodo M6509 using Your Router

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The ports that need to be forwarded for a Zmodo M6509 DVR are listed here:

Zmodo M6509 - PC

  • TCP: 80
  • UDP: 80

Set Up a Port Forward for a Zmodo M6509 DVR

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use a Zmodo M6509 DVR. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a Zmodo M6509 DVR.

Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:

Find the IP Address of Your Router

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.

Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.

How To Set Up Port Forwarding for a Zmodo M6509 DVR

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.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The way to forward a port is:

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 a Zmodo M6509 DVR:

List of Routers - Customized for Zmodo M6509

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a Zmodo M6509 DVR.

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