DS ControlPoint missing the layout option/icon in Live view.


In the Live tab video options, there is no layout icon displaying.

Missing Layout Icon


Product Line

Pelco Video Management


  • DS ControlPoint
  • Digital Sentry
  • DS NVs


The Remote System Settings options in Setup is configured for Max Camera Layout = 1 Camera.


The Remote System Settings are designed to assist in a low bandwidth environment, limitations configured could be for a good reason and may not need change.  If the setting is by mistake or no longer needed follow the below steps to change.

Change the Remote System Settings:

  1. In DS ControlPoint, Click on Setup  
  2. Click the Application Settings button.
  3. Select the Bandwidth tab.
  4. Uncheck the Enable Remote Mode option completely or change the Max Camera Layout: from 1 Camera to either 4 or 9 Cameras.

  5. Click OK to save the changes.
  6. You should now see the layout icon available in the Live tab.


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