How to assign or change camera permissions for a user in Digital Sentry.

Issue

Assigning or changing camera permissions for a user in Digital Sentry.

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

  • Digital Sentry (All Versions)

Cause

Grant or restrict camera access to users of the Digital Sentry or DS ControlPoint software.

Resolution

ASSIGNING CAMERA PERMISSIONS

Complete the following steps to assign or change camera permissions for a user in DS Admin:

  1. Select the Camera Assignments tab


     
  2. Select the user name in the Users list.
     
  3. Choose the permission from the Groups area. The following permissions are available:
    • All Cameras: Grants access to all cameras available on the selected system (as listed in the Available Cameras list at the bottom of the tab). If you select this option, click Save and skip step 4.
       
    • All Non-Covert Cameras: Grants access to all cameras not designated as Covert Camera on the individual camera configuration pages. If you select this option, click Save and skip step 4. 
       
    • By Assignment: Grants access to cameras individually selected from the bottom of the Camera Assignments tab. If you select this option, proceed to step 4.
       
  4. If you select By Assignment, select the cameras in the Available Cameras list that the user has permission to monitor, and then click the right arrow button to move them to the Assigned Cameras list (or click the double right arrow button to assign all cameras). Repeat until all cameras are properly assigned. To remove a camera from the Assigned Camera list, select it and click the left-arrow button (or click the double left arrow button to remove all cameras). When all cameras are properly assigned, click Save.