Endura Utilities Device Actions

Issue

Endura Utilities Documentation

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

  • Endura
  • IP Camera Configuration

Cause

The following is a list of Device Actions available from the Right Click context menu within Endura Utilities.

Note that not all actions will appear for all devices.

Resolution

Endura Utilities Device Actions

Group Action Description Applicable Devices Requires SSH More info
Copy to clipboard          
  Friendly Names Copies the selected devices Names to the clipboard Any    
  IP Addresses Copies the selected devices IP Addresses to the clipboard Any    
  MAC Addresses Copies the selected devices Mac addresses to the clipboard Any    
  UDNs Copies the selected devices UDNs to the clipboard Any    
  URLs Copies the selected devices Urls to the clipboard Any    
Device Actions          
  Auto Focus Invokes the Auto focus mechanism of cameras Sarix Cameras    
  Backup Configuration... Makes a copy of basic information on any device Most Devices Yes  
  Change IP Address... Set a Static IP Address on a device Most Devices(Uses Onvif for Sarix) Yes(For Non Onvif Devices)  
  Change Stream Settings... Allows updating a cameras stream settings to a predefined set of presets Sarix Only    
  Change Upnp TTL... Changes the default Upnp advertisement network distance (TTL) Cameras    
  Change Video TTL... Allows changing the default network video distance(TTL) Cameras    
  Delete DHCP Leases Deletes the selected devices lease from the SM5000 Any Yes( on SM)  
  Delete from NSM Deletes a camera from the associated NSM's pool Cameras    
  Delete from SM Deletes a device from the System Manager database Any    
  Display NSM Info Displays NSD transition info for selected camera Cameras    
  Enable SSH Connected to a camera to enable SSH access Sarix Cameras    
  Enable/disable camera audio... Enables or disabled Camera Audio Cameras    
  Enable/disable motion service... Enables or disabled Camera motion detection Cameras    
  Enable/disable multicast recording... Enables or disabled Multicast recording NSM Yes(to restart services)  
  Enable/disable termination... Enables or disabled Camera Audio Cameras    
  Get bug report... Retrieves a bug report from a camera for Technical Support staff Sarix Cameras    
  Get log files... Retrieves diagnostic information from the selected device Non-Peregrine devices Yes  
  Identify Invokes the Identify function of the device(typically flashes lights on the unit) Most Devices    
  Manual update Allows a device to be updated using a Push method Non-Sarix devices Yes  
  Mark device offline Temporarily updates the SM State of the device. Any    
  Mark device online Temporarily updates the SM State of the device. Any    
  Merge with Offline Camera Allows linking recorded video from a camera that was replaced to the selected camera. Cameras   More Info
  Reload Permissions Forced the System Manager to reload permissions that this device exposes. Any    
  Remove NVR Associations Removed a devices association to a particular Recording device Cameras    
  Reset both Attempts to Reset Sync and Security with the System Manager Any    
  Reset security Attempts to Reset Security/Registration with the System Manager Any    
  Reset sync Attempts to Reset Sync with the System Manager Any    
  Reset to DHCP Resets the devices IP configuration back to DHCP Any Yes(For Non Onvif Devices)  
  Restart Service Restarts a given service on a device Any    
  Restore Configuration... Restores a copy of basic information on a device(Requires same version) Any Yes  
  Second Stream Recording... Enabled Secondary stream recording on the associated NSM Cameras Yes  
  Set Groups... Sets the associated SM Groups for a device Any    
  Set Locations... Sets the associated SM Locations for a device Any    
  Set PTZ Mode... Changes the default PTZ configuration Cameras    
  Silence Storage Alarm Sends commands to the unit to silence the storage alarms Recorders Yes  
  Update Allows for updating the firmware of a device Any    
Filter By          
  Class B Network Allows setting a custom Filter in Endura Utilities based on the first two octets of the selected device. Any    
  Class C Network Allows setting a custom Filter in Endura Utilities based on the first three octets of the selected device. Any    
  Friendly Name Allows setting a custom Filter in Endura Utilities based on the name of the selected device. Any    
  IP Address Allows setting a custom Filter in Endura Utilities based on the IP address of the selected device. Any    
  Model Allows setting a custom Filter in Endura Utilities based on the model of the selected device. Any    
  None Clears the filter Any    
  UDN Allows setting a custom Filter in Endura Utilities based on the UDN of the selected device. Any    
Image Preview          
  Change Login... Changes the configured login for Image Preview. Cameras    
  Enable/Disable Maintain Aspect Ratio Changes the configured setting to maintain the aspect ratio Cameras    
  Show/Hide Image Preview... Enable/Disables the Snapshot pane in Endura Utilities to preview video Cameras    
System Manager Actions          
  Delete all offline from SM Deletes all devices that are currently offline from the SystemManager System Manager    
  Reclaim Licenses Reclaims licenses from NET5301T-Is System Manager    
  Reset Admin Password Resets the default admin account to the default value System Manager Yes  
  Reset camera groups Resets the camera groups of all devices to the NVR associated device's name System Manager    
  Reset camera locations Resets the camera location of all devices to the NVR associated device's name System Manager    
  SM Backup... Makes a copy of basic information on any device including the Databases System Manager Yes  
  SM Restore... Restores a copy of basic information on a device(Requires same version) System Manager Yes  
SCP          
  Copy files from Uses Secure Copy to copy files from the device to the local machine Any Yes  
  Copy files to Uses Secure Copy to copy files to the device from the local machine Any Yes  
  Copy folder from Uses Secure Copy to copy a folder from the device to the local machine Any Yes  
  Copy folder to Uses Secure Copy to copy a folder to the device from the local machine Any Yes  
Scripts          
  One-time script Run a bash based script of a device. Any Yes  
Continuously Ping   Open a continuous ping to the device to watch for connectivity loss Any    
Open Web Interface   Open the web interface of the device Most devices    
Refresh Device Info   Refresh the Device Description information from the Device and System Manager Any    
Remove device   Temporarily Remove the device from Endura Utilities view Any    
SSH Into   Open a putty secure shell connection to the device for troubleshooting Any Yes  
Trace Route   Open a traceroute to the device to see the network hops involved in device communication Any