A DVR is assigned an IP address by the router when you connect it to a network. So how to configure static IP in router for DVR, the IP address will change each time you unplug and plug the DVR if Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is enabled on the router. This can be avoided by assigning a static IP to the DVR so that the router reserves that particular IP address to that DVR. The same must be configured in the router as well.
The instructions below will help you configure static IP in the router for a DVR.
Set up static IP in DVR:
Before configuring the static IP in the router, first, make a note of the IP and MAC address of the DVR, or you can set the static IP you wish to assign the DVR manually.
The steps are as follows.
Note: Refer your DVR’s user’s manual for the network options and settings.
Now the remaining configuration steps have to be done for the router.
This how to configure static IP in router for DVR guidelines will configure a static IP to DVR.