I have the same thing going on with my Sling Classic and AV with a LInksys WRT54GS router. 5001 = AV, 5002 = Classic. Remote viewing works great on both.
If the router is set to forward 5001 and 5002 to the correct Slingboxes, just verify that the Solo and Pro HD are configured to listen on the ports you've chosen. You would do this in remote viewing section of the Setup Assistant.
When you go to watch, the Slingbox Directory in your Player should figure out the ports automatically if you're using SlingID to locate the boxes. If you have any problems connecting, you can manually enter an IP/Port address in the Directory listing. SlingID does a decent job though, I doubt you'll have problems here.
Dual-Slinging is cool. Enjoy !
Thanks, I had the HD unit on 5002 and the solo on 5001. I will switch them since that sequence worked for you, but it seems odd that it would matter. I am going to disable the solo (which works BTW) and enable the HD. Once I confirm that works on 5001, I will add the solo on 5002
Also, any idea why the setup assistant cannot log into my router? I can do it manually.
I will switch them since that sequence worked for you, but it seems odd that it would matter.
Odd indeed. Sorry, I could have been more clear. You can give either one either port. You are correct- it doesn't matter. The point I was trying to make is that the Slingboxes can't be listening on the same port.
The first time I did this, automatic router configuration failed miserably so I set up port forwarding in my Linksys router manually for both Slingboxes. My goof was that I forgot to go back into the Slingbox Setup assistant and change things there. I had port forwarding squared away, but both of my Slingboxes were listening on 5001. Doh !
I have no idea why the auto router setup wouldn't work for my Linksys, but it was no hassle to do it by hand. I actually prefer doing it that way now.
Your planned sequence for confirmation and install sounds solid as a rock, by the way.
Good luck (and sorry for the confusion earlier) !
Can someone please explain this? I have the E2000. I tried to do the port forwarding although I am now sure what to put at the end of the IP address. Should it be a 1 or should be it what my IP address is for my router? I was confused about that.
This is so frustrating and Technical support wanted 29.95.
Can anyone please show me a website that walks someone through this? Thanks.
I upgraded to an E2000 and all of a sudden my Slingbox isn't discoverable. Both lights are on on the Slingbox, but the Sling program can't find it.
Thanks so much.
If you changed your router, then its a good idea to perform a factory reset. This is because the Slingbox could be retaining the IP address your old router.
Here's instructions on how to perform factory reset: http://us.slingmedia.com/get/KB-005036.html
As far as port forwarding rules for the Slingbox remote viewing, you typically only need two bits of information: the port number (typically 5001) and the IP address of the Slingbox. I personally recommend that you assign a static IP address to your Slingbox to avoid issues with dynamic IPs.
(you can use practically any of the Linksys models since they share a similar user interface)
Or look on page 30 of your Linksys E2000 manual.
the set up is as easy as setting up routers not in the list. here is the steps.
1) check that your router name is not in the list
2) slingbox assist will check and give you network information
3) open up another browser and log in to your router configuation page
4) go under application and gaming setting
5) you will see options of single port or range of port forwarding
6) I like range of ports forwarding option
7) type in ranges of ports from 5000 to 5010 then look up your sling IP address from step 2
8) change the IP of slingbox exactly as described on slingbox set up assist gives you like 192.168.1. *** <--- that's yours
9) save the settings in your router setting then close the browser
10) continue with slingbox setup assist and you will get setup success.
i have slingbox pro (red)
cisco e3000 router
hope this helps!
i have time warner cable/ road runner cable internet. i tried this and it is still not working with the E3000; i then tried to use a dlink DIR 655 and still nothing....anything suggestions. im pulling my hair it.
it works locally at home just not on the "internet streaming" out of the network option.
You need to confirm if your modem has a public or a private IP address, that could be the issue. If your modem is also a router, like a 2Wire device, you will need to setup that device too, take a look at this
thats for the response.
the cable modem is only a cisco modem, from time warner cable so cal., NOT a modem and router.
I have a linksys E3000 router that i cant get viewing outside my network.
>>>>>how can i tell whether the modem has a public or a private IP address???
and what should it be set to??
i did the port forwarding at 5001, the default given at setup of the slingbox. but it still is not working.
>>im not at home right now but i believe my setup is like this:
cisco cable modem >ooma voip>E3000>gigabit switch>slingbox hd.