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    EE blocks incoming connections

    I'm trying to access Blue Iris 4 from outside, using a VPN server on my Blue Iris PC. This used to work fine when I was using a landline, but now I've gone over to an EE 4G broadband service and it no longer works. Investigating it a little, I've found that EE either blocks, or does not...
  2. mmip

    How to access my camera from another network?

    Hello, I own Dahua SD59225. I want to access my camera from my other network because where the camera is located I don't stay there all day so I need to access the camera IP in the browser from my other network where I spend most of my time. Currently I'm using an app gDMSS which is great but...
  3. M

    Connect iPhone to Windows 10 via VPN?

    I'm looking to turn an old PC into a Blue Iris machine. But since it'll be on 24/7, I was thinking maybe I could also have it run a VPN. I only now have learned the VPN server function in Windows is PPTP, which iPhone doesn't use anymore. Is there a free/simple way I can host a different type of...
  4. F

    Options for a multi-purpose always on machine

    Hi all, I'm way overdue setting up a solution to record footage from my (currently) three Dahua IP cams which I've had in place a few months now. I've finally got round to it so I'd appreciate some guidance as I'd like the solution to have multiple purposes :) So my requirements for the...
  5. D

    First time home CCTV network setup

    Hi everybody! I am soon to become a fresh home security system owner and I am trying to understand a few things about the camera setup, especially the network side is a bit unclear to me. As far as sensors for siren alarm are concerned, I got that covered with a security contractor but I wanted...
  6. B

    Tailscale mesh VPN

    I was put on to Tailscale by a colleague at work. It makes creating VPN's a breeze, you basically log in on your devices (up to 100 with a solo account for free) and you're connected. Anyone have any thoughts on security of this type of VPN or have experience with mesh VPN? It's all SSO with...
  7. iseeker

    iOS app not connecting when on VPN; can login to BI machine through browser though

    I connect fine to the iOS app (v 1.63.10...latest) when at home on my LAN wifi. However, when I log in on my iPhone over VPN (OpenVPN server in my Synology Router), the app won't connect. Over the same connection, I can login through safari to the static ip address of my BI server (with port)...
  8. B

    Make camera access through VPN

    I have a Imou Ranger 2 camera. It works correctly with its own Android app. The camera does not use IP Forwarding (have uPNP disabled). I don't know how the app communicates to my home network. Does it bounce off AWS or some other Chinese server? I have a OpenVPN server. Can someone explain...
  9. T

    How to access Dahua NVR using gDMSS over VPN

    Hi All, I have recently installed a Dahua NVR with two IP cameras. I configured a OpenVPN server and a client on the phone. VPN Client connects with the server, but when i use gDMSS app on the phone it doesnt show anything. In the firewall on the router i have configured to block all the ports...
  10. 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...
  11. WA3PNT

    Inbound Port and IP Address Bypass VPN

    I have ExpressVPN running on a WRT1200AC Router. I have a CAM with LAN Address 192.168.0.55 that uses Port 8102. I have setup Weather Cloud (Station WA3PNT) to pull the video from this CAM when the site is accessed. This works fine when the VPN is disabled, however when the VPN is enabled...
  12. TL1096r

    What are you using/doing to make your camera more secure?

    There are a lot of great threads that talk about securing you camera but some of the step by step instructions that really help the noobs like myself are mixed around. I wanted to make a thread to share my experience with setting up stunnel so it is all in one place. ----- Knowing why you...
  13. J

    VPN for remote view

    I have an L2TP/IPSec PSK set up on my home network to an Ubiquiti Gateway. I use a dynamic IP service to connect to my VPN. I have zero issues with my Android phone connecting to my network, viewing local resources, etc. I have the same set up on my Mac, and am able to connect successfully...
  14. V

    4G webcam installation

    Hi everyone I'm new on this forum. I already set up several ipcams on WiFi in the past, but it's my first 4G cam. So I bought a 4G cam online. I first tested it on my WiFi and everything worked fine. Next, I placed the cam outdoor (where no WiFi available) and put in the SIM card of my mobile...
  15. 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)...
  16. SouthernYankee

    Blue Iris Android app with VPN

    A newbie question. I have set up my ASUS vpn. I can access my VPN and blue iris from my laptop using wifi from work by first starting OPENVPN then using a web browser to connect to the Blue Iris login page (UI3). So the VPN works and the Blue Iris web server works. The Android Blue Iris App...
  17. G

    Nighthawk ACS3200 (C7800) VPN Setup

    Hi Everyone, First, a solid thank you to all the people who have posted so much helpful information. I ended up purchasing three POE Dahua cameras from Andy and couldn't be more satisfied with their performance. I am enjoying the Blue Iris software and I have the app setup on iOS for inside the...
  18. Bizentech

    Open ports for VPN??

    I have a client who has a firewall setup and their tech won’t forward any ports for me. I’d like to put in my own router for VPN service to diagnose any issues and perform firmware updates. Do I need any ports open to access the VPN? I’ve tried the port forwarding but oddly nothing was able to...
  19. Asherdog

    iPhone app not working on VPN

    Can't seem to figure this one out, I would really appreciate any ideas. I didn't want my BI server to face the internet so I setup a VPN that I could connect my iPhone to and then launch the BI app. The iPhone app works fine when i'm connected to the internal network but fails to connect when...
  20. Silas

    VPN Primer - or answers to questions you dare not ask....

    For the ease of information to some... Consider there are TWO types of VPN's that you would be likley to use. 1. The VPN where you want to browse the internet and not be observed, be that porn, torrents or anime, Consider this as OUTGOING-VPN 2. The VPN that only YOU need to be able to use to...
  21. A

    Can not get NVR to communicate with the Web

    I'm new to the forum, but searching/browsing for awhile. Recently purchased Dahau NVR5216-16p-4ks2 and 6 cameras. I have them all up and running great. (even caught someone going through my wife's unlocked car already) I've searched for a month; I've tried everything that people recommend to...
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    Trouble accessing Webserver via VPN on iPhone

    Background: I am 100% certain I have established the VPN tunnel (TLS1.0) between my iPhone and my router using Draytek's Smart VPN app. This is verified by being able to access cameras, NAS, Blue Iris Webserver in the Safari browser etc using local LAN IP addresses despite having turned OFF...
  23. th3bloody9

    Using VPN to access cameras behind carrier grade NAT (3G/4G)

    I want to setup some cameras in a remote location and use a 4G router so I can remotely access them. The problem is mobile networks don't issue public IP addresses (they use NAT) so incoming connections are a problem. I see the simplest option is to purchase a fixed-ip sim from a specialist...
  24. zero-degrees

    OpenVPN Users *Security Update*

    Users of OpenVPN assure you have your updates active/turned on. A security risk was identified last week. OpenVPN taken to task after audit ignores remote code execution flaws | ZDNet
  25. Ainsophaur

    VPN considerations

    I'm in the process of choosing my equipment for my home surveillance system. I'm leaning toward Dahua products. I will obviously want to see my cameras from my smart phone or computer when I'm away from home. So I'm curious what I will need to implement to make sure that is possible. My home...
  26. 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...
  27. C

    OpenVPN on NVR PC or edgerouter X?

    Hello, Does anyone know if the edgerouter x will be able to handle a vpn server thats connecting to a BI server (5 to 7 cameras)? I expect 1 frequent user, 2 infrequent users. I'm trying to setup OpenVPN for my blue iris setup and could use an opinion on what I should do. I've been trying to...
  28. G

    Access IP camera via VPN

    I have a problem with IP camera. Namely, I can't enable port forwarding (my NAT is behind NAT router on ISP's side) and the camera doesn't support P2P connection. Is the VPN only option to access remotely? If it is, can you provide me steps how to connect camera to VPN?
  29. B

    Setting up a VPN: FiOS Actiontec Router; Win10

    Given Nayr’s excellent “VPN Primer for Noobs” manifesto, I want to forego my earlier planned port forwarding approach and implement a VPN solution (thus reducing the amount of port forwarding). Am looking for any pointers on what I am planning. I hope this is the most appropriate forum to post...
  30. P

    Carrier-Grade NAT problem: How to access my IP cameras? VPN?

    My Internet provider just started using CGN (Carrier-Grade NAT), so I’m no longer receiving a public IPv4 address for my router. All in all, I can’t access my IP cameras outside my home network (so from the Internet). Can somebody give me an advice how to solve this problem? Maybe using a...
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