Restrict viewing of IP cameras images

Issue

Restricting access to IP camera images via web browser

Product Line

Pelco Cameras

Environment

  • IP cameras
  • web browser
  • laptop
  • PC

Cause

Enter IP address of camera into browser and gain access to video/images

Resolution

  • Enter IP address of desired camera into web browser
  • Log on using: Username - admin, Password - admin
  • Click on Settings
  • Click on Users tab
  • General Settings
  • Check box for "Closed Authentication" - this will deny/restrict unauthorized access to video/images unless they have a valid Username and Password