Digital Sentry: Change or update IP camera connection user credentials

Issue

  • Update the username or password for IP cameras within the Digital Sentry software.

Product Line

Pelco Cameras, Pelco Video Management

Environment

  • Digital Sentry
  • DSSRV / DSSRV2 / DS NVs
  • IP camera authentication

Cause

Update authentication setting for IP cameras.

Resolution

 

  1. Change the credentials in the IP camera directly using the cameras web interface or configuration utility.
     
  2. Once the credentials have been configured or changed in the camera, then update the Digital Sentry software to match.
     
  3. Open DS Admin (Start > All Programs > Pelco > DS Admin).
     
  4. Login using an administrative account (Default is admin/admin)
     
  5. Click the + sign next to the Cameras folder.



     
  6. A listing of all IP cameras will be display, click on the camera which needs to be updated.
     
  7. Under the General tab click on the Edit IP Camera Settings button



     
  8. Update user credentials to match the IP cameras,
    User Name:
    Password:




     
  9. Click OK to save.