I'm having a little struggle with the situation below. First I'll explain the basic setup which used to work:
- Wireless 4-port LAN router from the internet company
- Static IP for an IP Camera
- NAT port 80 forwarding to the static IP address
Then there was need for another camera, but since 3 ports (printer, creditcard/pin, alarm system) where taken, there was only 1 LAN port available. I took an old Wireless router and connected it as follows:
- Router #1 uses IP address 192.168.1.1 with DHCP on. IP pool .3 - .253
- Router #2 uses IP address 192.168.1.2 with DHCP off and DNS (prim/sec) to .1
- Port #4 on router #1 goes to Port #1 on router #2
- Both cameras are connected to ports #2 and #3 on the slave router
The full network is functional, it works as expected. But here comes the strange thing: router #1 doesn't see any hardware connected to
.132 (Camera #1 static IP) and
.133 (Camera #2 static IP). While both can be managed via the internal IP address in the browser.
I tried 2 situations so far:
- In router #1 I specified port 80 to forward to .132
- In router #1 I specified port 80 to forward to .2 (Slave router) and in router #2 I specified port 80 to forward to .132 (camera)
Both did not deliver the expected results, while the internal IP addresses work to manage the camera. Connecting from a different computer using the outgoing IP address results in a 404 page.
Thanks for any help!