Setting-up Port Forwarding to Remotely Access your WVC54GC

This article will provide instructions on how to access your camera remotely by assigning it a port number and using the port forwarding function on your Linksys router. This process must be done on your Linksys router.

NOTE:  Make sure that you have an active Internet connection to view your camera remotely.  This setup assumes that your wireless camera is connected to a Linksys router

Assigning a Port Number for your Wireless Camera

Step 1:
Access the camera's web-based utility by a web browser.  To learn how to do this using a Windows computer, click here.  

Step 2:
Click the  tab.

Step 3:
On the left-hand side of the Setup page, click Options and scroll down to the Other category.

Step 4:
Choose Enable from the drop-down menu for Alternate Port and enter any Port Number value between 1024 and 65534.

Step 5:
Click the  button.

NOTE:  You now have a port number for your Wireless-G Camera which will allow you to have it forwarded on your Linksys router.

Setting-up Port Forwarding for your Camera

Step 1:
Access the web-based setup page of your router.  To learn how, click here.

Step 2:
Click Applications & Gaming.

Step 3:
You will automatically be taken to the Single Port Forwarding page. Enter the following information:

• Application Name – the name of each camera you will be viewing (you may use any name assignment)
• External and internal port – copy the port number value you assigned to your camera from the camera’s web-based setup page.
• To IP Address – enter the last octet of your cameras’ Static IP address here.


NOTE:  Set the Protocol to UDP and click the checkbox under the Enabled column.


Step 4:
After completing all the necessary entries, click the  button.

Step 5:
Click Continue on the confirmation screen.

NOTE:  After setting-up port forwarding on your Linksys router, connect the router to your modem for the devices to have online connection.

Related Articles:

Setting up Remote access for your Internet Monitoring Camera using Web Based Setup
Getting to Know the WVC54GC
Frequently Asked Questions for WVC54GC

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