Find the IP address of a mail server so the Sarix IP camera will send a picture via email

Issue

Configure the Sarix IP Camera to send pictures over email.

Product Line

Pelco Cameras

Environment

Sarix series IP cameras (all models with analytics)

Cause

Sarix cameras must have the IP address of the mail server to send e-mail to an e-mail account.

Resolution

You can use the ping command to find the IP address of your e-mail server.

  1. On a Windows PC, click Start > Run or Search Programs and Files.
  2. Type the letters CMD and click OK or Enter
  3. In the command prompt window that opens, type Ping [spacebar] and then the name of your server and press Enter
    Example: ping mail.server.com
  4. The ping response will display the IP address of the mail server.