Is a monitor required to configure a DSSRV / DSSRV2 recorder on install?

Issue

Installing a new DSSRV / DSSRV2 recorder but have no local monitor on site.

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

  • DSSRV / DSSRV2
  • VGA / DVI-D / Display Port Monitor

Cause

No monitor on site.

Resolution

Yes, the DSSRV or DSSRV2 recorders ship with Remote Desktop (RDP) disabled by default for security reasons.  A monitor is required for first time initial configuration and setup of the system.

 

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