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Inability access from other computers

I was trying to get access to the camera (DCS-5220) installed at my home from my office. The office computer scans for the IP address but can not find it. Please advice

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  • jmesgon Nov 22, 2008

    I have two dcs-5220 and my problem is that when I try see the video from streaming I cannot with my second camara. How can I open two rstp port?


  • hesham_saleh Apr 09, 2009

    i buy new ipcamera d-link 5220 and i cant install it in my pc

    so i want any help



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One of the problems of viewing the cam from an office is your office firewall. Make sure that the ports you are using are open in your office network.

Once you have chosen the ports to use, do the following:
1. Change the ports in your camera setup to use the new ports that you have selected.
2. Configure port forwarding for HTTP and RTSP in your router and modem

If you have multiple cameras, you must use a different port number for each camera AND configure port forwarding for each camera

Posted on Jan 04, 2010


You need to check with your router vendor on how to setup DMZ or Port Forwarding for your DCS-5220 in your router. (For Port Forwarding, please open BOTH HTTP Port and RTSP Port and select the Protocol as TCP for HTTP Port and select the Protocol as TCP/UDP(Both) for RTSP Port.

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