I have a nightmare setting up my slingbox as I try to do this from Taiwan in my brothers home in sweden. I can't get the internet viewing working
After 1 weekend of trial and error I just found out that what I thought was a router that the ISP has provided is actually just a modem/switch (live in sweden and using BBB). When I connect my slingbox Pro HD to it directly it assigns a public IP to the slingbox (85.229...). The slingbox works OK at home but internet viewing doesn't work.
So for the moment I don't have a router and the slingbox is connected directly to the modem/switch. My ISP says all ports is already opened so this shouldn't be the issue. Should this setup work or do I have to get a router and connect it between my modem/switch and my slingbox to make it work?
Happy for all suggestions? also if my slingbox has an assigned internet IP should I be able to ping it from a public computer?
Please let me know if anyone needs any more information about my problem to be able to help me.
Hi Freddan, the Slingbox is not going to work properly public static IP, if you want to set up the Slingbox for Internet Viewing you need to get a home router that can assing the Slingbox a private IP, then the Slingbox will use the router to connect to the Internet and you will be ready to watch your TV anywhere.