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How to setup my edimax router to be able to see my Linksys ip WVC54GCA camera through the Internet ? i have setup the camera fully as per Linksys instructions.

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  • Mahmood Al-Qadiri Oct 05, 2010

    It's not working; I cant see the camera from outside my home Internet.



    I have assigned a static IP for the camera, and I can see it live if I go to 192.168.2.109:8080 through my home Internet, but I can't reach the camera from outside using myIPaddress:8080



    Also, I have activated DDNS to TZO address, and I still cant reach the camera using TZO provided address.

  • Mahmood Al-Qadiri Oct 05, 2010

    Tried port forwarding ... did not work.



    If I want to enable DMZ, I get the table below:



    what values should I use for Public IP and Client PC IP ?

















    Enable DMZ
    Public IP addressClient PC IP addressComputer name








    Dynamic IP
    Static IP


  • Mahmood Al-Qadiri Oct 05, 2010

    This was great!

    The problem was with the firewall, and it's much better to enable the DMZ for the static IP of the camera rather than using port forward.

    The support from Ekse was so helpfull and I can watch my camera from outside location through the Internet.

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Hello


You need to Turn on Port forwarding from the router, that forwards the IP cameras connection port that shows you the picture on a internet browser or other tool.


You can find this port by normally connecting to the Ip camera Via Internet browser it will be on the address: HTTP://192.168.1.15:8080 for example. If that was the IP of the camera in your network, then you would need to either enable DMZ to ip 192.168.1.15 (camera ip) Or Enable port forwarding for camera IP and port 8080 as an example.


Also note that you can not efficiently test if your portforwarding was successfull from home, you need to try from outside. you can visit www.whatismyip.com to get your home IP address. now with this address you can browse from another computer outside of your home to HTTP://yourIP:cameraPort and the IP camera should be visible. It is recommended to turn on security - so that you need to enter a user name and password to the camera.

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  • Ekse Oct 05, 2010

    Port forwarding tend to always be a bit of trouble to get to work properly. Since you can view it on the lan, you will be able to view it outside, we will just need to get the portforwarding to work properly, You could also try the DMZ setting for the camera's ip. Also check any security settings on the firewall, might be blocking http traffic from lan to wan. (from local area network to outside)

  • Ekse Oct 05, 2010

    Public ip is dynamic ip session 1, unless you know you have static ip? - go with dynamic.
    Client PC ip is 192.168.2.109
    Click Add

    Check Enable DMZ.

    Router should restart. - if it doesn't work, reboot router and try again. Also note if your camera IP changes this will no longer work, it might be better to set a static IP into the camera so its always for example 192.168.2.100

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