How do I find an IP camera on the network?


When the IP address of an existing camera is not known there are a couple of methods for finding the camera to initiate a connection.

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Pelco Cameras


  • All IP Cameras


  • Method
  • I need to connect to a camera


When The IP address of a Network Camera is unknown:

If the Camera is plugged into a network using a DHCP server; download the Pelco camera utilities: Device Utility and Endura Utility.

If the camera is assigned static or self assigned; the use of these query tools may not work based upon network infrastructure.

Find where the camera plugs into the network and direct connect a computer to the camera. If the camera receives POE from the network switch the use of a Sinlgle Channel POE Injecter may be required.

All Pelco cameras self assign: subnet mask: Set the computer to:

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