How to delete IP cameras from a Digital Sentry system.


Instruction on how to disable IP camera with in DS Admin. 

Product Line

Pelco Video Management


  • DS NVs
  • Digital Sentry
    • All hardware including obsolete
  • DS Admin


  • IP camera offline and no longer exist.
  • IP camera License being used by a IP camera that doesn't exist. 
  • IP camera offline causing Digital Sentry to operate sluggish.


Delete IP camera from DS Admin

  1. Select Start > Programs > Pelco (version 4.3 and above) or Start > Programs > Integral (version 4.2 and below) to open DS Admin,
    Once DS Admin is open expand "Available Systems"
  2. Expand "System Name"
  3. Expand VAU(s)

  4. Left click the "VAU System Name" and a menu will appear on the right side of the screen.
  5. Select the "IP Camera" tab
  6. Select the IP camera that will be deleted from the list shown.
  7. Select "Delete IP Camera" button and confirm IP camera deleted when prompt by selecting "Yes"

  8. Select "Save"