How to limit which cameras are visible by certain users on DX4700/DX4800 HVR.

Issue

Need to limit the camera availability by user login.

The guest account cannot be disabled.

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

  • DX4700(HD)
  • DX4800(HD)

Cause

Users are able to view all cameras without configuring access rights.

Resolution

Login with the administrator account and go to the setup screen.
 

1. From the User menu, click the Group Authority submenu. 
2. Click the Group ID box, and select a Group ID (01 to 08). The Group Name box and categories are available.
3. Click the Group Name box, and then enter a unique name
4. Click OK.
5. To assign the Group ID access rights to a category, click a category.
6. To select the Main monitor channels for viewing:
     a. Click Main Channel
     b. Click each channel required for viewing.
     c. Click OK
7. To select the Spot monitor channels for viewing:
     a. Click Spot Channel
     b. Click each channel required for viewing.
     c. Click OK
8. From the User menu, click the User submenu. 
9. Click the User ID box, and select User ID (01 to 09). The User Name box is available.
10. Click the User Name box, and then enter the user name
11. Click OK. The Group box displays the available groups. The Password box is available.
12. Click the Group box, and then select a group
13. Click the Password box, and then create a password.
14. Click OK.