Change the time and date format on an Endura NET5402R Decoder

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COMPLEX PROCEDURE REQUIRED.
The resolution of this article has many complex steps that may result in unforeseen results if not performed correctly. If you are at all unfamiliar with the requirements, please contact Product Support Services for assistance.

Issue

Configuration of preferred time and date format

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

NET5402R

Cause

User prefers a different time and date format

Resolution

1. Right click the NET5402R to be configured in Endura Utilities and select SSH Into

Username: root

Password: pel2899100

2. Open the Global_Preferences.xml in vi to edit

vi /usr/local/Pelco/NET5402R/Packages/Global_Preferences.xml

3.  In the editor press the "i" key to switch to insert mode. Now it will behave like a text editor.

4. Find and update TimeFormat and DateFormat values

Example file:


Key for valid TimeFormat values
0 for AM/PM
1 for 24 hour time

Key for valid DateFormat values
0 for Month,Day,Year
1 for Day, Month, Year
2 for Year, Month, Day
3 for Year, Day, Month

 

5. Escape out of insert mode

Escape key

6. Save and quit out of the editor

:wq

7. Reboot the decoder

reboot