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Old 08-27-2013, 10:15 AM   #1
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VPN & Streaming

If I VPN my ipad to my home network would streaming work?

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Old 08-27-2013, 10:54 AM   #2
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Since the tivo box would see a local network IP, it might work. Try it out.

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Old 08-27-2013, 11:10 AM   #3
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yes that's what I was thinking too. I will have to spend some time this weekend and play around with that.

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Old 08-27-2013, 11:22 AM   #4
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It's unlikely. There was a long discussion of getting the original stand-alone stream to stream video to an iPad outside the home. There were some half-baked workarounds developed, but nothing was reliable. The current method Tivo uses to allow various components to talk to each other on your home network is typically lost over a VPN connection, so the iPad can't see the Tivo devices in your home, even though it's VPN'ed "into" your network.

http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb...d.php?t=492571

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Old 08-27-2013, 11:30 AM   #5
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It's unlikely. There was a long discussion of getting the original stand-alone stream to stream video to an iPad outside the home. There were some half-baked workarounds developed, but nothing was reliable. The current method Tivo uses to allow various components to talk to each other on your home network is typically lost over a VPN connection, so the iPad can't see the Tivo devices in your home, even though it's VPN'ed "into" your network.

http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb...d.php?t=492571
You can use VPN. What you need to do is allow the WINS packets and all other 'discovery-type' packets through the VPN. If you can setup both ends, it works. Bonjour is a must. And I used Win Server 2003 VPN server. This was quite a while ago, in Series 3 days when program sharing between Tivos just started being used

I don't think it is possible anymore. They've added way too many layers or security

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Old 08-27-2013, 11:43 AM   #6
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You can use VPN. What you need to do is allow the WINS packets and all other 'discovery-type' packets through the VPN. If you can setup both ends, it works. Bonjour is a must. And I used Win Server 2003 VPN server. This was quite a while ago, in Series 3 days when program sharing between Tivos just started being used

I don't think it is possible anymore. They've added way too many layers or security
I have a feeling it might be a port block if anything. I'm going to try shooting a few arrows at this and see what sticks

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