Set up D-Link DIR-842 to use True DDNS with CCTV

In case main Router is Bridge Mode
Check IP Address and Port of CCTV for setting Port forwarding at Router

  1. Check the settings at DVR that used to record 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 192.168.0.108
  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 web TrueDDNS 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

Set up Port Forwarding at Router

  1. Type 192.168.0.1 > Password = leave it blank
  2. Features > Port Forwarding
  3. Select  Virtual Server and press Add Rule
  4. Set up as follows:
    • Name : enter name as desired ex. TCP
    • Local IP : enter IP Address of device to Forward Port
    • Protocol : select Both
    • External Port : enter Port obtained from True DDNS ex. 11000
    • Internal Port : enter Port set at CCTV ex. 3777
    • Schedule : select Always Enable
    • Press Apply
  5. After pressing Apply, information will be shown in a table, press Add Rule
  6. Set up Port HTTP
    • Name  : enter name as desired ex. HTTP
    • Local IP : enter IP Address of device to Forward Port
    • Protocol : select Both
    • External Port : enter Port obtained from True DDNS ex. 11001
    • Internal Port : enter Port set at CCTV ex. 81
    • Schedule : select Always Enable
    • Press Apply
  7. Press Save
  8. System is saving, wait a moment

Close DDNS settings at Router 

  1. Go to Features > Dynamic DNS
  2. Select Disable, press Save > wait a moment

Close DDNS settings at DVR

  1. Go to Setting > DDNS
  2. remove a check mark then 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 Web page of camera