You must configure the camera before adding it to the Supracontrol Enterprise application. When configuring the camera, it is important to set the time on the camera, enable the ONVIF protocol, create an ONVIF user with the role of administrator and set the network settings (IP address, Subnet mask, Gateway).
In order to be able to configure the camera, it is necessary to connect to it via the web interface.
The initial IP address of the camera is 192.168.1.64. Depending on the camera model, it is possible to connect to its website via one of the following links:
After connecting to the camera web interface, select the Configuration tab.
1) System settings - in the sidebar on the left side select the System settings.
2) Time settings - select the Time settings tab to set the camera time.
3) Time zone - select the appropriate time zone from the drop-down menu.
4) NTP - set NTP to the IP address of the server on which NTP was previously installed. The NTP port is 123, and the time synchronization interval needs to be set to two hours.
In case NTP is not installed on the server, it is necessary to temporarily manually set the time as follows:
5) Manual Time Sync - select this option if you want to set the camera time manually.
6) Sync with your computer - select this option if you want to synchronize the time on your camera with the time on your computer.
7) Save button - click the Save button to save and activate the settings you have entered.
Daylight saving time
1) DST - select the DST tab.
2) Enable DST - check the box to switch on the DST settings. If the Enterprise system is set up in a country where DST is in place, check here for daylight saving time to begin and end here. Enter the required data in the settings.
3) Save button - click the Save button to save and activate the settings you have entered.
2. ONVIF protocol
In order for the Supracontrol Enterprise application to communicate with the camera, it is necessary to enable the ONVIF protocol and create a user with administrator privileges.
1) Network - in the sidebar on the left, select the Network group.
2) Advanced settings - select this option to access advanced settings.
3) Integration protocol - select the Integration protocol tab.
4) Enable ONVIF - check the box to activate the ONVIF protocol.
5) Add button - click the Add button to create an ONVIF user. A pop-up window will open to enter the data needed to create a new user.
6) User Name - enter the ONVIF username here.
7) Password - enter the ONVIF user password here.
8) Confirm - re-enter the password to confirm.
9) Level - select the level of administrator privileges that the user will have (Administrator).
10) OK button and Cancel button - click the OK button if you want to save the data you entered. You can cancel the data entry without saving by clicking the Cancel button.
Note: When adding a camera to the Supracontrol Enterprise application, it is necessary to enter the username and password for the ONVIF user.
11) Display of created ONVIF user(s) - tabular display of ONVIF users with the level of administrator privileges.
12) Save button - click the Save button to save and activate the settings you have entered.
3. Network camera settings
The IP address, Subnet mask, and Gateway should be defined in the network settings, or DHCP should be enabled to dynamically assign network settings.
1) Basic settings - in the Network group in the sidebar on the left side select this option to access the basic settings.
2) DHCP - check the box to enable DHCP for dynamic network settings.
3) IP Address - enter the IP address of the camera here.
4) Subnet Mask - enter the Subnet mask of the camera here.
5) Default Gateway - enter the Gateway cameras here.
6) Save button - click the Save button to save and activate the settings you have entered.