How to add a site to the DX8100 client software?

Issue

Unable to connect to a DX8100 server from the DX8100 client software.

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

  • DX8100
  • DX8100 client

Cause

Does not know the configuration to add a DX8100 server to the DX8100 client software.

Resolution

To add a site to the DX8100 client software.

  1. On the DX8100 toolbar, click the Connection List button . The Connection List dialog box opens.
  2. Click Add. The Server Information dialog box opens.
  3. Enter the name of the DX8100 Series HVR to which you want to connect.
  4. Enter the IP address of the HVR.
  5. If necessary, and after you have read the following information, enter a new base port number (9002 is default).
    • Consult your network administrator before assigning or changing port numbers.
    • Make sure that the ports are not blocked internally but are protected from external threats by a firewall. Client and server ports must be identical.
  6. If necessary enter a software upgrade port number (9003 is the default).
  7. Click OK. The site appears in the Connection List.