Port Forwarding

Setting up port forwarding in your Netgear Router

To access your camera through the internet you will need a portforwarding service inside your router. For more general information about the ddns access please refer to HERE.

Port Forwarding :: Netgear

This is the 2nd step of the Port Forwarding, click here to get to the beginning of the manual.


Step 1

To access the user interface of your router, open the following address with your internet browser 192.168.1.1. The default login is username = admin and password = password. Navigate to the Port Forwarding/Port Triggering in the Advanced menu. Type your camera´s IP-address into the field Server IP Address. Click on Add to save the service.

Step 2

You will need to change both the start- and end-port to the port you want to operate your camera on. Click on Edit Service to customize the service.

Step 3

You can now choose a service name, set the protocol to TCP and choose your camera port for both the starting port and ending port. for your first camera the ports are "8081", for your second camera use the ports "8082" etc.

Step 4

Click Apply to activate the service.

The rule is active after you applied the settings.

To be able to access the Flash Video as well, there has to be set a second Port Forwarding. Therefore, just follow the manual of this step, with the only difference to set the Flash (RTMP) Port instead. So for your first camera all ports are set to 1935, for your second camera it´s 1936, etc.

Now all Port Forwardings for your camera are set in the router. You can now continue with the next step:

Step III: The Camera´s DDNS-Address and the Remote-Access


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