Witness Pro Remote Access
In order to remotely view your Witness XP Pro Digital
Surveillance systems, you will need to follow the steps below:
1.) Decide on the method of connection
- Modem (Standard Phone Lines) Requires dedicated phone
line at the recorder location and non-dedicated phone line at the
- LAN/DSL/Cable or other high speed connection requires
Network/Internet connection, IP Address (Static not needed).
2.) For Modem to Modem connection, plug your phone line
into the Line port on your Witness DVR. On your remote computer, install
Access Runtime and Remote Access Software from your Witness Pro CD or you
can Download a copy.
3.) For remote access from LAN/DSL/Cable or other high
speed internet connection, follow the steps below:
- Install Anti-virus software
- If using a router, (Linksys router recommended)
assign your Witness recorder a static internal IP address (example
192.168.1.100). In the router set-up, place the internal IP address in
the DMZ or port forward ports 80, 1001,1501 and 1901 to your internal
- If using a Dynamic public IP address, we recommend
that you sign-up and install DNS software. We recommend no-ip which
can be found at www.no-ip.com This
is a free service, or you can sign-up for fee based services if you
- If you are using firewall software, allow Witness Pro
to access the internet.
- On you remote computer, install remote access
software for LAN/DSL/Cable from your Witness Pro CD, or download
a copy of the software, or you can simply use Internet Explorer
and enter your IP or no-ip domain name in the browser (example: http://ibtremote.no-ip.com)
For other networking questions, please refer to the Witness Pro manual
or contact us by email at email@example.com
or by phone at 866-IBT-VID1.