Does IP camera that is no longer supported stop working online?

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Hi, This ip camera in question used to work very reliably (though not for motion detect - too sensitive). But now I can only access it in my local wifi network via the private IP address.
The name of the camera in Device information is "IPCAM" - But if it is no longer supported, would that mean it is now not possible to access online via an ip cam app?
Or how would I go about using a NOIP hostname to access it online?
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Well by cloud also meaning using P2P or UPnP to gain access to the camera - I suspect that the camera was doing that without your knowledge...

Can you log directly into the camera by typing in the IP address in Internet Explorer?
 
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When I type the local ip address in Firefox (LInux Mint), I can view the live camera images, as well having access to settings, parameters, etc
I don't currently have Windows. But everything was working fine in LInux up till very recently.
 
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If your objective is to view your cams live, try downloading tinyCam and see if you can access them while you are on your local network.

If that works, you could set up OpenVPN (if your router has the ability) or use a Raspberry PI or Linux computer/VM as a VPN "server" with PiVPN (which you can choose Wireguard [which I would recommend] or openVPN). You will need a dynamic DNS service, like no-ip.com or duckdns.org.

Check out videos on youtube, like:
 
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Ok, thanks. Just now I am installing Wireguard vpn on a freshly installed Rpi OS. Can I also, separately from Wireguard, install a python script to have a Rpi webcam working?
 

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If you mean you have the RPi camera add-on for the RPi, you should be able to. Also, you could add Pi-Hole software to block ads network wide too.

 
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Unfortunately, Wireguard seems a bit complicated for me. I just uninstalled it. Or maybe I should research the steps more.
 
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The thing is I have a NOIP hostname, but following the steps to install Wireguard on Rpi, where you enter your dns hostname, I don't see an option for NOIP. The dns dropdown menu has various other dns services, like Quad9, Cloudflare, etc, but how can I enter my NOIP hostname?
 

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You are mixing up dynamic DNS name with a DNS server. You need a dynamic DNS name first, so I recommend you go to Duckdns.org (or no-ip.com), sign up and create your own dynamic DNS name. I recommend duckdns.org over no-ip.com because the no-ip free version requires you to confirm to continue to use that name every 30 days. So, if you chose duckdns.org, make up a name like bettervision1.duckdns.org.

First select your choice of DNS server, like google, cloudfare, etc.

Next, you would select DNS Entry and enter your dns name.

See:
 
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Sorry for the misunderstanding, but I do already have a NOIP dns name. But I think I would need to research more tutorials. Meantime, I would like to try by using ONVIFER on Android. So I started a new thread:
Thanks for your help.
 
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