How to rename or change the Camera Number for Offline Cameras that are no longer present in Endura.

Issue

How to rename or change the Camera Number for Offline Cameras that are no longer present in Endura.

Product Line

Pelco Cameras, Pelco Video Management

Environment

Endura all versions

Cause

Camera(s) have been replaced with new hardware, or permanently removed from the Endura System, but their existing camera number is conflicting with VCD callup, or the camera name is confusing for operators.

Resolution

To rename or change the Camera Number for Offline Camera(s) that are no longer present in Endura -

  1. Launch Endura Utilities and login using admin credentials (default = admin/admin).
  2. Visit the Devices Tab, then expand the camera model in question, locate and fully expand the offline camera needing the change.
  3. Double-click to change the CameraNumber and SYS_UpnpFriendlyName values as needed, as seen here...