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#42163 by ghaynes
Sat Jan 16, 2010 10:02 am
Here's my setup

Comcast Cable modem => Ooma => Apple Airport Extreme

I have a Panasonic BL-C131a webcam that prior to getting the Ooma and putting it in the loop allowed me to go to and see/control the camera.

In the webcam it it setup on port 5000 and is setup for IPv4. Now with the Ooma in place nothing seems to be getting out.

I have tried going into Ooma setup and entered the following port forward settings:

Start port: 5000
End port: empty
Forward address: (ip of the camera)
Forward to port: blank

Nothing showing up on the web. Anyone else setup a Panasonic webcam?
#60458 by rickharp
Thu Jul 22, 2010 6:21 pm
i also have a Panasonic camera that I am certain worked prior to setting up the ooma.
I also did an advance setup of

Start port: 50010
End port: empty
Forward address: (ip of my camera)
Forward to port: blank

even tried my ip of

always get this error in the advance set rule:

The Forwarding Address must be on the Home subnet.

also, what is weird, is when i go to this address in ie, http://my cams name it launches the ooma setup page. perhaps that hint would help deciphire what is going on.

My ooma is wired prior to the router.

are there any successful setups with the panasonic webcams, getting out to

sure would love to get this fixed. or learn of an option. thanks
#60470 by murphy
Fri Jul 23, 2010 2:24 am
If you have the ooma ahead of your router, in the ooma you forward the port for the camera to the WAN IP address of the router. Then in the router you forward the port for the camera to the IP address of the camera.
#60480 by rickharp
Fri Jul 23, 2010 4:36 am
Murphy, thanks for the reply, but it is hard for me to understand. does anyone know if there is a dedicated thread for this camera setup issue, or, ... If I call tech support, would there be someone who could help with this or walk me through the setup. I think I am close, but need a little more guideance. Thanks


MODEM: Connected : [76.110.hidden]
HOME: Connected : []

Linksys Router
Configuration Type
Login Type: Automatic Configuration - DHCP
IP Address:
Subnet Mask:
Default Gateway:
DNS 1:
#60659 by Haulani
Sun Jul 25, 2010 10:17 am
I had all my Webcams configured perfectly. I added the OOMA and then they were blocked from the outside world. Everytime I try to configure the DMZ address to the Home Network address it complains error:OUtside network settings.
I've tried the IP address for ex: and also the internal router address and neither work. For the Forward Port I add and 3000 which is the webcams port.I Get error:

The subnet is all 192.168.1.x why is it complaining about the SUBNET ADDRESS?
#60669 by murphy
Sun Jul 25, 2010 1:27 pm
The forwarding port IP address in the Ooma is the IP address that Ooma assigns to the WAN port of your router.
Forwarding for the camera itself is done in the router.
#68816 by rickharp
Thu Nov 11, 2010 5:09 am
Very curious and hopeful that by now someone has successfully gotten thier Panasonic webcam to work with ooma, and have or would be cool with supplying some setup notes or screen shots to help some of us that still are trying to get it to work. If there is another thread that has more setup information, or someone at Ooma that knows what to do, it would be super. Please help. thanks.
#68874 by tommies
Thu Nov 11, 2010 9:31 pm
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#70479 by Narayan
Thu Dec 09, 2010 5:52 pm
Hi rickharp,

I am going through everything you were trying. Did you ever get this working?

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