How to use WAN to control IP cameras(DDNS)
Two dynamic DNS: Dyndns.org, 3322.org.
Router Port Mapping:
Take Tenda router for example, enter the Router Home Page (interface page), select “Advanced”- “Virtual Server”, add a new port number in “Ext Port”, add a new port number in “Int port”, put camera IP address to “Internal IP”, then select “Save”, shown as below:
Set domain name to camera, setup the parameter, then dynamic DNS can access camera. Access link: http://hostname: port number. For example, setup host computer name: youdomain.f3322.org, the camera port number is 89, the access link should be http://youdomain.3322.org:89.
NOTE:If the camera port default is 80, then unnecessary to input port number, use host name can access camera directly.
Visit VLC Media Server Procedure
- Open VLC media player.
- Click “Media > Open Network Stream”, or click “Ctrl + N”; as below:
Input URL address:
rtsp://ip: port number/1 (First stream);
rtsp://ip: port number/2 (Secondstream).
- Click “Play”.
NOTE: RTSP port number default 554. If the camera port default is 80, then unnecessary to input port number of URL address.