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Feeling stupid - trying to access camera outside of house

So i am new to the EERO family and forwarding/porting or whatever its called.

I feel so stupid but i need help.!

So i am trying to access my Camera (part of my home./my eero router).

 

i went into port reservation:

NICKNAME: IS THE NAME OF THE DEVICE

IP ADDRESS# 192.168.4.49

 

then i put port name: camera

port or port range: 56095

TCP & UPD (CHECKED)

then the port forward is also checked

 

So now its the fun part? my ip address isnt that the WAN IP Address

of REDACTED ?

 

so lets say i am at eero friend house (we will call him EERODUDE).
i want to try to access my camera at home, but eerodude lives across the world. I know i would have to access my router:    https://XXX,.XXX.X.XX the up address when i try it, it says failed... which means i am totally doing it wrong, retarded or just want to learn.

 

i also turned on client steering / thread.

 

can someone maybe send me or tell me how/where to access how to do it step by step? I feel weird but i really want to learn..

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  • thunderbunny Thanks for posting! I have edited your post to remove the WAN IP address, as that can be a security concern for your home network. To answer your question, you are mostly correct. When you are remote, which you can test via a smart phone on its cellular network, you input the WAN IP followed by a colon and the port number. For example XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX:56095 and see if that gives you access. If it does not, soft reset your eero. If you are still having issues, give us a call and we can investigate further.

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