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The Zavio CamGraba Surveillance NVR software allows for users to remotely log in through Windows PC's, iPhone, iPad and Android mobile devices. The instructions below will walk you through the process of obtaining your remote IP address and forwarding the correct ports in your router.

Zavio CamGraba Network Setup

The instructions below explain how to configure your network and setup port forwarding for remote access of the CamGraba software.

1. Go into the CamGraba main console and click the General Settings icon. Then click Settings, followed by System Settings. (Shown Below)

2. Then under the General tab, check Live Streaming Server and click OK to save the setting. (Shown Below)

3. Now click the General Settings icon again. Then click Network Service. (Shown Below)

4. Now click Live Streaming, followed by Start under the Service section. Then click Remote Playback, followed by Start. Click OK to save the settings.

5. Make sure the Zavio CamGraba PC is connected to a router.

6. Now on your PC press the Start button and go to All Programs, Accessories and then Command Prompt. (Shown Below)

7. Once in Command Prompt type in ipconfig and press Enter. Your IP Address will then be displayed as shown in the second image below. Please write this down as you will be using it later on.(Shown Below)

8. Now select your router's brand below for Port Forwarding instructions. In the router, you will need to forward ports 80, 5150 and 5160.


Comcast SMC

Comcast TC8305C





9. Now you have to make sure the ports forwarded are open. You can do this by going to
The remote IP Address will automatically populate under Enter IP or Hostname, you will leave this info as is. Change the Enter Port To Scan field to read 80, 5150, 5160 and press Scan. (One at a time)

NOTE: If the port is open you will use the remote IP Address you get from the . However, you will need to type it in as follows via a web browser - http://ipaddress:port number, eg. if your IP Address is then it should look like this when you type it into your web browser -

NOTE 2: If the ports are showing closed and you have a DSL provider, you will need to call your provider and have them bridge the modem to your third party router. This is a standard procedure.