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majekho
Posts: 15
Registered: ‎11-28-2010
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OUTSIDE WEB ACCESS TO WVC54GCA

HOW DO I CHECK THE WVC54GCA IS WORKING ON OUTSIDE INTERNET NETWORK FROM MY HOME COMPUTER? I CAN CONNECTED TO WWW.CAMERA.LINKSYSNET.COM WITH WVC54GCA VIEW VIDEO IN HOME WIFI.  THANKS.

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kent07
Posts: 411
Registered: ‎09-17-2008

Re: OUTSIDE WEB ACCESS TO WVC54GCA

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Check your Internet Ip address from your router. On your browser go to http://WAN_IP_Address: port

 

For ex.

 

http://123.45.67.8:1050  

 

1050 is the port that you set on the camera which is also the forwarded port on your router.

muscator
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎01-10-2011

Re: OUTSIDE WEB ACCESS TO WVC54GCA

I have a similar problem, but with the internal webaccess, meaning on the internal network.

 

When trying to access the build-in server in the camera via my HTC Desire Android mobile, this works just fine and configuration is perfect.

 

When trying to watch the live video feed via htc android 2.2 the top header just freezes and it shows that the load of the page/video feed gets stuck on just the header.

 

Apparently this feature is non-compliant with android/mobilphones...?

 

Is anybody aware of a release of the firmware to the camera itself that solves this problem or aware of any workaround that does the trick?

smithbill
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎04-19-2011

Re: OUTSIDE WEB ACCESS TO WVC54GCA

If you install "Tiny Cam Monitor Free" on Android you can then add the WVC54GCA.

 

Simply select  Manage Cameras -> Advanced settings -> Edit JPEG image address  and enter the URL to your camera with the  /img/video.mjpeg  part added.  So the URL for your camera would look something like this:

 

http://123.456.789.0:1111/img/video.mjpeg

 

where 123.456.789.0  is the internet TCP/IP address for your camera

1111  is the port number for your camera  (this port must be open and forwarded in your router to reach it from the outside world)

 

If your ISP uses a DynamicIP address then your IP address from the internet will change from time to time (mainly whenever you reboot your router).  If this is the case you can configure your router to use a dynamic host service such as  DynDNS (see www.dyndns.org).  Basically whenever your routers IP address changes it will automatically update the DynDNS people. The DynDNS people then give you a web URL which maps to whatever your IP address is. So for example on your phone you could enter:

 

http://mydomain.dyndns.org:1111/img/video.mjpeg

 

Bill

 

 

 

 

 

teamraider
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎06-02-2009

Re: OUTSIDE WEB ACCESS TO WVC54GCA

Hi,

Do you know the setup with no-ip.com. I put IPS adress.

But I could'nt configure my routeur. Which section nat, routage etc.. you need to modify? Which parameters?

Thank you for your help.

MyHomeServer
Posts: 146
Registered: ‎04-25-2008

Re: OUTSIDE WEB ACCESS TO WVC54GCA

If you can't configure your router properly to forward the ports, it just won't work from the outside.  This is the issue with many people since there are so many different firewalls, cable modems, DSL modems and routers. 

TZO is doing some beta testing on a new piece of software that can avoid the port forwarding issues.  They are currently taking applications if you are interested, it's free and they are providing free TZO service to customers that help test the new IP Camera software


You can apply for the TZO Beta test here: https://www.tzo.com/panel/rf.html

http://www.MyHomeServer.com

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donald ehrlich
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎11-20-2011

Re: OUTSIDE WEB ACCESS TO WVC54GCA

How can I connect to the Internet so can see out side home network
williamtenglish
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎11-27-2011

Re: OUTSIDE WEB ACCESS TO WVC54GCA

i have spent hours reserching and setting up the camera only to find out it won't work with TZO on the WWW.  I have done the port forwarding and set the camera to fixed IP address as per the tutorials .  I am on Centruylink DSL with Linksys WRT54GS2 router. Is there any way to make this work or have I completely wasted my money and my time?    

jimboat63
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎04-11-2012

Re: OUTSIDE WEB ACCESS TO WVC54GCA

how do i write html (only) to view my camera?  (without going through server based software?)

mharmon1
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎06-25-2012

Re: OUTSIDE WEB ACCESS TO WVC54GCA

I need some help.

 

I have a WVC54GCA and was using a WRT54G router.  I use DYN DNS supplied host name http://harmonvlog.org/ to access my camera.  It has been working fine until I purchased a new Linksys router.  (E2500)

 

Now, I cannot access the camera.  The only thing that changed is that I had to rename the router (was linksys - default) to something new b/c Linksys support cold not get me connected without changing the router name and password.

 

I set up port forwarding on the router and put in my informaiton on the DDNS tab in the router set up.  I've refreshed my IP address through DYN DNS.

 

When I try to access the web address above, I get 

Oops! Google Chrome could not connect to harmonvlog.org

 

When I put in the IP address, 

Oops! Google Chrome could not connect to xxx.xxx.x.xxx

 

Any help would be appreciated.  Step by step would be very helpful.  I've had this working for a few years and rely on this a great deal, so getting it working is important.  Again, any help is appreciated and thanks in advance.