Lorex DDNS Registration Instructions
We have changed the Lorex DDNS registration process to simplify the process and provide a better service. See the video and instructions below.
What is Lorex DDNS?
A Lorex DDNS account allows you to connect to your Lorex system from anywhere in the world using an easy-to-remember web site address that is available 24/7. This is perfect whether you have a Static or Dynamic IP address - no matter how often your Internet Service Provider changes your IP address, Lorex's exclusive DDNS service will keep you connected to the things that matter to you most.
How to register your product for Lorex DDNS
Step 1 of 4: Create a My Lorex account or log into your My Lorex account
Click here to begin the registration process. The My Lorex account login screen opens (if you are already registered and logged in, go to Step 2). Here you can create a new account on the right, or log in using an existing account on the left. To create a new account, fill in the required fields on the right and click Create Account.
Step 2 of 4: Register your product for warranty
After creating an account or logging in, the Warranty page opens. Click Activate Warranty to register your product for warranty.
NOTE: Warranty registration is required to register for DDNS.
Under Your Address, select an address or click Enter a New Address to create a new address. Fill in your address information and click Create Address.
Fill in the warranty registration form with your product and purchase details. Check the sticker on your product for the Product Model Number and Serial Number. Click Save Warranty.
A page pops up to prompt you to register your product for Lorex DDNS. Click Set Up a New DDNS.
Step 3 of 4: Register your product for Lorex DDNS
Fill out the My DDNS form with information about your product.
Under Warranty, select the product warranty you created in Step 2.
Under Device Name, enter a name for your device. You can enter your name, business name, or anything of your choice. This is used to identify this device in your list of activated DDNS accounts that appears anytime you visit the DDNS page.
Under MAC Address, enter the MAC address of your Lorex product. See the Manual or Quick Start Guide of your product for details. A MAC address is a permanent, unique 12-digit address used to identify a device on a network.
Under URL request, enter the web site address that will be used to connect to your Lorex product. For example, if you enter tomsmith, your product's web site address will be http://tomsmith.lorexddns.net.
NOTE: If your product's HTTP or Web port is anything other than port 80, you will need to enter colon (:) and the HTTP or web port in the browser when you connect to your Lorex product. For example, if the HTTP or web port is 85, you will enter http://tomsmith.lorexddns.net:85 to connect to your product.
Click Save to register your product for DDNS. The following message will appear to confirm that your product has been registered for DDNS and a confirmation email will be sent to your email account.
Step 4 of 4: Enter the DDNS account information from the Lorex DDNS confirmation email into your Lorex product to activate DDNS
See the Manual or Quick Start Guide for your Lorex product for details.
And you're done! You can now connect to your Lorex product and access its video from anywhere in the world.
Last Updated: 4/21/2012
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