1. Buttan Butt

    Can't find settings for VLAN on my Dahua Cameras

    Today I realized there is no setting for VLAN ID on my Dahua Cameras. I guess I will have to use an untagged port on my switch then. Also there is no dual IP stack.
  2. I

    VLAN and OpnVpn

    Hello, I'm new to the forum and need some help. I have a Hikvision dome camera (4 MP Pro) which is on a separate VLAN and have been unable to use OpnVPN to access it remotely. Home network is - Asus DSL-68 U as master ( and Asus RT-68U (to create mesh). Cisco SG500-28P acts as...
  3. Wombat

    Creating a new home network- advice/help needed

    Sorry for the essay. I’ve got my ip cams from Andy and tested in a number of places etc. I need to run my cat6 to each location and install. My real challenge is to redo my home network from scratch. I need to set the network up properly, so I’m here to ask. I’ve done LOTS of reading and I must...
  4. AveryFreeman

    Using POE Texas injectors with VLANs

    Hey, so I've never tried using a POE injector with VLANs before. Has anyone tried using POE injectors on a network using VLAN encapsulation? And if so, how'd that go? Have a friend with lots of streaming devices, network is starting to have latency issues. I'm pretty sure he'll have to get...
  5. J

    Help with current network setup

    I have a DVR system setup on my network. I access it using a VPN and port forwarding has been disabled. I also blocked the camera itself from the internet using an iptable firewall rule. I confirmed that the camera was inaccessible through port forwarding when I had this rule setup, so I believe...
  6. saltwater

    Physical switches and VLANs

    I'm at the stage now where I'm planning out my network for my house currently under construction. I am going the UniFi way of doing things, will get an Edge Router X, and for my setup, I'll have two switches, one UniFi 16 port PoE+ switch and for the other a UniFi 16-24 port non-PoE switch...
  7. R

    Blue Iris Vlan on ubiquiti

    I have about 9 cameras on my network managed with Blue iris. I would like to try to make them more secure so I was thinking maybe a vlan on my ubiquiti usg gateway. Is this more secure? recommended? and if so is there a good guide somewhere to get me started?
  8. S

    (Very) Slow RTSP Using pfsense + VLAN on Dahua

    Hi all, We have a situation where an RTSP stream viewed with VLC on the VLAN is quick to start (1 second), but when it goes through pfsense and a different VLAN, it's very slow (12 seconds). This is reproducible and has been tested with multiple machines on both Windows 10 and MacOS. The...
  9. guykuo

    Ubiquity EdgeRouter X - Configuring to Isolate Surveillance Networks

    Ubiquity EdgeRouter X - Configuring to Isolate Surveillance Networks (This topic began as an inquiry regarding interest. Enough desire was shown to proceed. Main content is later in this thread) Main content begins at Ubiquity EdgeRouter X - Configuring to Isolate Surveillance Networks...
  10. P

    Looking for a NOOB friendly OpenVPN VLAN supported router

    Picked up some cameras, now time to work on the network. I will be purchasing a new router and am looking for advice on the right model. I'm looking to support VPN and also VLANs to segregate my cameras from the rest of the network. I would like to be able to use a UI and not have to use a CLI...
  11. S

    Newbie: Recommendation for Managed PoE Switch

    Hi All, New visitor to IPCT! I'm planning to install a few IP/PoE cams at my home. I'm planning to connect all the cams in their own VLAN so that I can filter out-bound internet traffic from the cameras (based on my preliminary knowledge). My understanding is that this can be achieved by a...
  12. C

    Replaced Port-forwarding with VPN. Now what?

    Hi All, I'm new here and a newbie in terms of networking. I have an Asus RT-AC86U router and a Swann (rebranded Hikvision) NVR. The NVR was setup with port-forwarding by the installer but thanks to the detailed direction on this site I've disabled the port-forwarding and used the router to...
  13. S

    TP-Link T1500G-10PS

    Planning a system, and choosing a switch is harder than I thought, even after reading many threads and the wiki. Two camera start, and no more than 4 planned. I want to isolate the cameras from the rest of the home's network, but get access remotely when away from home. Looking at ASUS Router...
  14. M

    IP Cam, NVR, and push notifications.

    So, I understand the whole security and VPN aspect of what I see a lot of you guys preaching. Truth be told, I'm a network engineer. So, I have a few questions, and maybe someone can answer them? My Setup (currently have Nest cams, but looking to replace them with a possible NVR)...
  15. Panda Jerk

    vlan tagging at the camera

    Does anybody know of a way to set vlan tags at the camera? The switchport interfaces are trunk ports expecting tagged not native vlan frames. I cannot find a GUI option to set this. I'm using multiple Hik DS-2CD2042WD-I 4MP all running v5.4.1 build 160525 Thanks.
  16. nightsky123

    how to separate out IP cameras but still get access to the NVR?

    Im having some trouble with my IP camera setup and not sure about best practices / what i should do? I currently have: Home network on being routed using EdgeRouterPro (connected to WAN) a dedicated m4100-26g-poe netgear switch (l2/l3) to connect the Ip cameras and NVR to. I...
  17. A

    VPN and VLAN Routing with Layer 3 Switch

    Hello, I am putting together a new IP surveillance system that will include: 13 Dahua IP cameras 1 Dahua NVR without PoE 24 port Cisco managed layer 3 switch with PoE and Gigabit uplink ports I have a Netgear router but it does not appear to be capable of VLANs or VPNs. So this leads me to...
  18. T

    Bandwidth Issues

    Hi all, I have been trying to figure this out for awhile and nothing has worked for me. The situation I have is I have have IP cams in the warehouse and a workstation connected to a switch connected to the rest of the network via powerline adapter to the main office about 250 ft away where the...