How to Hook Up the DVR to the Internet

by eHow Electronics Editor

Perhaps the single most important feature of the DVR is its compatibility with the Internet. Hook up your DVR to the Internet and you can monitor your establishment, no matter where you are across the globe. The following steps will show you how to hook up a DVR to the Internet.

Purchase a DSL modem as required (ADSL or SDSL).

Connect one end of the Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port at the back of the DVR box and the other end to the modem.

Set up your IP address. You can obtain it with your DSL connection.

Activate your Firewall, so as to limit external interference in your recorded data on the Internet.

Connect the router to the DVR with the help of a cable in case you require a network of connections.

You now have an Internet connection through the DVR. Now you are able to view every movement from your business establishment online.

Tips

  • check Acquire a unique static IP address from the subscriber when you go for it. It will save on time and confusion in the Internet connectivity to your device.
  • check You can also connect to the Internet even if you have a standard dynamic IP.

Warnings

  • close Always remember that your IP address is your password to the Internet service; enter it without any mistake.
  • close Ensure that the LAN cable is appropriately connected.

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