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11-Jul-2012, 09:53 PM #1
Connecting IP Camera to Router
I'm a newbie to this forum. Just purchased a wireless IP Camera (EasyN FS-613B). Trying to access it through my DLink DIR-615 router. Used the included software to identify the cam after following the setup procedure by connecting it to the router via a LAN (RJ45) cable. The software identified the unit with IP address, HTTP Port, Inner Access IP (same as identified IP address) and I tried to access the cam using the IP address the software identified ( but my browser cannot access it in the router. Tried this operation in two computers with same outcome. The "status" log on the router, accessed via browser, indicates a DHCP supplied IP address different than the software identified IP. But I tried to access cam via that IP address to no avail. I even tried to get the supplied cam software "wizard" to gain access but it indicates inability to access with words:"The IP Camera cannot be accessed" and "Please check the Internet"! I tried to play with the router port forwarding table putting in the identified camera IP address along with port 81 and several other things but still can not gain access to the camera using any of the IP addresses so I can do the next steps to reconfigure the camera so i can "see" it on the (external) Internet. Hopefully someone has an idea to help me make it work.
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12-Jul-2012, 11:31 AM #2
Are you trying to access it from a computer connected to the same LAN? If so, try to ping it at whatever address(es) may be appropriate. If "ping" brings a blank stare ...

Open a (black) Command Prompt window:
Hold the Windows logo key and press r; in the Run box type cmd and click on OK.

Type the following command:

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12-Jul-2012, 11:49 AM #3
If you need to routinely access the camera using its IP address, I suggest you assign a static one. The dynamically assigned address will change, and you'll need to hunt for it all the time.

FYI....if this is a generic, no-name, "eBay special" network camera, they're notoriously difficult to connect, access remotely, and use in general. The ones that work well and have good software cost more money. This is a case of getting what you paid for.
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