Set up HUAWEI HG8122 to use True DDNS with CCTV

Check IP Address and Port of CCTV for setting Port forwarding at​ Router

  1. ​Check the settings at DVR that used to record video from all cameras in house (example: Watashi CCTV)
    • Type IP Address of DVR at the Browser ex: 192.168.1.108 then press Enter
      you'll find a Login page to enter DVR’s username and password and press login (If do not know IP Address, username and password of DVR, ask the technician who installed DVR)
  2. To check IP Address , select Setting > Network > TCP/IP: DVR IP Address is 192.168.1.108
  3. To check Port, select Setting > Network > Connection : most used Port is
    • TCP Port : 37777 (Port for watching camera via Application on Smart Phone)
    • HTTP Port : 81 (Port for watching camera through Web Browser)

Go to True DDNS web to set up

  1. Type https://trueddns.com/login at Web Browser then press Enter > Login by registered username and password and press login
  2. Select Service Management
    • Pairing Port to align with DVR
    • Port 11000 : enter TCP to align with TCP Port of DVR , click behind button to turn it ON
    • Port 11001 : enter HTTP to align with HTTP Port of DVR , click behind button to turn it ON
    • Press Confirm

Port Forwarding at Router

Login first time : type 192.168.1.1 at Browser and press Enter

  • Account : admin
  • Password : password
  • Validate Code : enter letters shown below, if they’re not clear, press Refresh to change them
  • press Login

Page to change Password, with following conditions:

  • Password : should contain at least 6 letters
  • Comply with at least 2 from 4 combinations: number, lowercase letter, uppercase letter and special characters e.g. ` ~ ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) - _ = + \ | [ { } ] ; : ' " < , . > / ?.
  • Should not repeat with any word in Username
  • press Apply

Go back to Login page, enter information

  • Account : admin
  • Password : enter the Password 
  • Validate Code : enter letters shown below, if they’re not clear, press Refresh to change them
  • press Login

If passed first time Login : type 192.168.1.1 at Browser and press Enter

  • Account : admin
  • Password : enter the Password 
  • Validate Code : enter letters shown below, if they’re not clear, press Refresh to change them
  • press Login
  1. Forward Rules > Port Mapping Configuration > press New
  2. ​Forward Rules > Port Mapping > set up as follows:
    • Type : select User-defined
    • Application : do not choose
    • Enable Port Mapping :  tick a check mark to enable
    • Mapping Name : enter name
    • Internal Host : enter IP Address of device to forward Port
    • External Source IP Address : leave it blank
    • Press Add
  3. After pressing Add, set up 2 ports as follows:
    • TCP Port : 37777 to watch camera via App on Smart Phone
      • Protocol : select TCP/UDP
      • Internal Port : enter Port 37777
      • External Port : enter Port 11000
      • External source port number : enter 0
    • HTTP Port : 81 to watch camera via Web Browser
      • Protocol : select TCP/UDP
      • Internal Port : enter Port 81
      • External Port : enter Port 11001
      • External source port number : enter 0
    • once finished, press Apply (number of Port Forwarding will depend on using device that may be 1 port or more)
  4. After pressing Apply, IP address that’s forwarded will be shown in top table, to add IP address to forward, press New again

Close DDNS settings at Router

  1. Go to Network Application > DDNS Configuration
  2. Click a check mark in front of preferred profile > press Delete > a pop up to confirm deletion, press OK

Close DDNS settings at DVR

  1. Go to Setting > DDNS
  2. Remove a check mark > press Save  

Test using through Mobile Internet or Internet at different place from home

  1. Test using Camera App on Smart Phone by Domain created and port from True DDNS, if the setting is correct, you can see picture from camera
  2. Test using through Web : enter Domain name follow by Port numbers from True DDNS e.g. eddie555.trueddns.com:11001 , if the setting is correct, you can access camera's Web page