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Connecting a dvmre to a wireless router

I have a linksys wireless network router and I want to connect and old kalatel dvmre to it. I used a cat5 cable to connect it to the router. In the router menu I set the router port range forwarding to start 80 end 80, and gave it an ip address, then enabled it & restarted the router. Then i went into the menu of the dvr and disabled the dhcp setting, disabled the nameserver setting, and set the default gateway and the subnet to match the router. Then i set the dvr ip to the ip address in the router menu. It all should work right?...Well, nope. Can anyone see what I did wrong?

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    Rob Mar 24, 2009

    Thanks. I appreciate your assistance. I opened up a range of ports instead of just one, that must have done it.



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Everything sounds ok. Try to add more port in your port forwarding. Actually, even if you don't forward port 80, by default its already open because that is for internet access. Research more port that your dvmre is using. You may want to isolate the problem by connecting your dvmre directly to the modem and check if it works there. If not, maybe your ISP is blocking some port the your dvmre is using.

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