Port foreward to an IP Cam
Posted on 2009-05-15
I have a website hosted on a 2003 server using IIS and port redirections to this server from the router using "Port Foreward"
We have added a Canon Webcam with a fixed IP that uses a Java Applet for http access. I have integrated this in a web page which works fine accessing from within the LAN. However there is no external access. I think this is due to the router not forewarding correctly and dns resolution issues.
Normally the camera uses port 80 for htttp. I have changed this to port9000 as the website http is port 80.
I have added a rule in the router to foreward port 9000 to the ip of the Camera, but how does the outside world see this?
I will be forever grateful for any inspiration/resolution on this