Windows Server 2008 Firewall

Hi Experts.
We have two DVR devices for cameras in our school with ip addresses as follows:
Our server runs Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition and we access the internet via a Router on whic port forwarding is setup ie we can view the School website on the server (Port 80).  We want to view the cameras over the internet during the holiday season so have opened port 7777 for DVR1 and Port 8888 for DVR2 on the Router (TCP and UDP). In addtion I have setup Port redirection on the Router so that Port 7777 External Address points at Port 7777 and likewise for DVR2 (port 8888).
In addition, I created Inbound rules on the Windows Firewall for these ports.  However, while we can view the cameras internally ( in the browser, we cannot access them from the internat.  Can you help?
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Kruno DžoićSystem EngineerCommented:
so have opened port 7777 for DVR1 and Port 8888 for DVR2 on the Router (TCP and UDP

when you access DVR from LAN, you connect on to view the DVR, and what port ? ( 80,7777,8888 ... setup of DVR )

you must setup port in DVR or set of ports to access from internet, check the manual what port or ports are needed
Maen Abu-TabanjehNetwork Administrator, Network ConsultantCommented:
what is the router? can you access DVR1 from web locally ? if you tried to access from other computer

can you access it?
You need to know what ports are required on the DVR.

You may need to adjust the ports on the second dvr, as they are probably the same as the first DVR.

You need to look at your documentation, as I've worked with several DVR's and they are all different.

Once you know the ports, you and forward them from the router. you should not need to touch the windows server, unless it is also doing some routing.



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freshfordianAuthor Commented:
Thanks, Gordon. You pointed me right
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