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How to Setup a Direct Connection to Your Recorder


A direct connection will send video directly from the recorder to the client and bypass Web Services. Using this option may require Port Forwarding configuration.

Follow These Steps to Setup a Direct Connection Over the WAN
  1. Set up Port Forwarding for the recorder on the router. Ports 80 and 443 are the ports that should be used: Configuring Port Forwarding on a Router
  2. Navigate to the Remote Network Settings of the recorder management page in OWS.

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  1. Enter the WAN IP for the recorder and the port used to forward it.

Remote Direct Connections should now be available.

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