DS ControlPoint Alarm Popup feature Allow each system to be individually configured for alarm popup.


Configure DS ControlPoint to enable the Alarm Popup feature for individual systems/DVR's.

Product Line

Pelco Video Management


  • Digital Sentry
  • DS NVs
  • DS ControlPoint


Receiving alarm popup notifications from all system / recorders configured in DS ControlPoint.



  1. Open DS ControlPoint (Start > All Programs > Pelco > DS ControlPoint)
  2. Click on the Setup icon
  3. Click on the Alarm Popup button, if DISABLED click red button with black X   to enable.
  4. Select the desired alarm options and then place a checkmark next to Allow each system to be individually configured for alarm popups.

  5. Click the Return To Setup button 

  6. You can now close the Setup tab if needed.
  7. Click on the Systems tab which is next to the Live tab at the top of the screen.
  8. Right-click on a System/DVR which is NOT currently connected, select Edit System. If the DVR you would like to configure for Alarm Popup is connected, disconnect first and then right-click > Edit System.
  9. In Edit the system settings there is now a new option on the right hand side which can be checked to enable Alarm Popup for that system only.

  10. Click Ok