Guide to Port Forwarding – Netopia Router

The port forwarding set up is reliant upon the specific brand and model number of the router being used. Port forwarding of a router is required to allow access to your network device. Regardless of the Netopia being used, the process of port forwarding is similar. You will needto enable the ports by locating the port range forwarding screen. The set up instruction outlinedbelow is an example of port forwarding a Netopia Router using Netopia Model 3347.

Step 1
Open your web browser.
Enter the router IP address in the address bar as shown below, followed by pressing

Step 2
Some router/modems require a username and/or password, if yours requires it, enter the routers username and password here.Then click “Log In”
If you have changed it and don’t remember it you may have to reset your device to factory default using the reset button on most routers.
If you don’t know it you can check the user manual for your router.

Default username: admin Default password: 1234

Step 3
Once logged in, click on the Expert Mode link in the left-hand side menu (if that link is visible).

Step 4
In the Expert Mode Confirmation screen click on YES to continue.

Step 5
Once in Expert Mode click on the Configure button located on the top, and the following page will appear.

Step 6
Click on the “Advanced” link on the left side of the page, and it will take you to the advanced configuration menu.

Step 7
Then click on Pinholes right under NAT. A list of the current pinholes appear, to add a new Pinhole, click on the Add button

Step 8
Pinhole Name: A descriptive name for the camera. E.g. Foscam Camera
Protocol Select: Select TCP
External Port Start: The port number for the service. E.g. 8090
External Port End: The same port number for the service. E.g. 8090
Internal IP Address: The local IP address of the camera
Internal Port: Usually the same service port number as above. This is used if the external ports are different from the internal. E.g. 8090
Step 9
After filling out all the information, you can click Submit to store the configuration, and proceed to add more pinholes. Once the process is completed you have to click on the yellow Warning icon that appears on the top right, and then click on Save and Restart in order to Save your configuration.

Step 10

To view the camera over the internet enter you router external IP address which can be found by typing into your browser.

Enter this IP address port for the camera (e.g. port 8090) is what should be typed into you browser.


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