iVMS-4200 Quick Start Guide

iVMS-4200 Quick Start Guide

iVMS-4200

Intelligent Video Management System

Quick Start Guide

iVMS-4200 Quick Start Guide

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iVMS-4200 Quick Start Guide

Table of Contents

1. Overview ................................................................................................................................ 2

2. Installation ........................................................................................................................... 2

3. Quick Start ............................................................................................................................ 2

Step1: Login ............................................................................................................................ 2

Step2: Control Panel .............................................................................................................. 2

Step3: DVR Management ..................................................................................................... 4

Step4: Record Schedule ........................................................................................................ 8

Step5: Live Preview.............................................................................................................. 10

Step6: Playback .................................................................................................................... 11

Step7: Exit System .......................................................................................................... 13

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1. Overview

This Guide provides basic instructions on how to operate the software, live view, record images and play back the recorded video. For detailed instructions on programming and using the software, please refer to the iVMS-4200 User

Manual.

2. Installation

For detailed instructions on how to install the software, please refer to iVMS-4200 User Manual.

3. Quick Start

Step1

: Login

Double click the shortcut on desktop to run the client software. For the first use of the software, the system will pop up a dialogue box for user to create an administrator for login. Input the user name and password and then click Login button to log in the system.

Figure 3-1 Login Dialogue Box

Step2: Control Panel

After the system initialized (Figure 3-4), user is accessible to the control panel that will display in a new popup window (Figure 3-5).

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Figure 3-4 Initializing iVMS-4200 provides an effective and convenient GUI for user to operate the client software (Figure 3-5).

Control Panel Description:

Figure 3-5 Control Panel

Menu

Main View

Emap View

Description

View live and playback video; realize video operation

(e.g., picture capture, recording, PTZ control, etc.).

Manage and display Emap and hot spots; realize Emap

Event Search

operation (e.g., operate map zoom in/out, view hot spot, display alarm, etc.)

Search and playback of the event record files; realize

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TV Wall View

playback operation.

Configure and operate TV wall.

User Management Add, modify and delete the user; assign operating permission to each user.

System Option

Configure the general parameters, saving path of files, alarm sound, Email, etc.

Add, modify and delete groups; import/export of stream.

Stream Import

Stream Config

Configure stream parameters (e.g., image quality, record schedule, motion detection, etc.).

DVR Management Add, modify and delete DVR device; configure parameters

(e.g., network, alarm input/output, HDD, etc.) for the added DVR.

NVR Management Add, modify and delete the storage server; configure parameters (e.g., record schedule, network, HDD, etc.) for the added storage server.

Stream Media

Servers

Add, modify and delete the stream media server; configure parameters (e.g., RTSP port, port upper/lower limit, etc.) for the added stream media server.

Hardware

Decoders

Add, modify and delete the decoder; configure parameters (e.g., network, alarm input/output, exception, etc.) for the added decoder.

Local Log Search Local Log Search: Search, view and backup of local logs

(alarm, operation, system logs).

Step3: DVR Management

Add Device

iVMS-4200 is able to automatically search all the on-line devices within the same gateway. You can add a device either by selecting the listed online device or by manually inputting the name, IP address, port, user name and port of the device (Figure3-6).

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Figure 3-6 DVR Management - Add DVR

After added the device according to the above steps, click Config to enter the Device Parameters configuration interface (Figure 3-7). User is allowed to view and configure the following settings: Status, General, Channels, Network,

Alarm, User, HDD, Exception, Files, Log and Other.

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Menu

Status

Figure 3-7 Device Parameters

Settings Menu of DVR Management:

Description

General

Channels

Display device information, including device type, channel number, HDD number, etc.

Configure general parameters of device (e.g., device name, device No., etc.).

Configure channel parameters of device (e.g., enable/disable analog camera, add/modify/delete IP camera, etc.).

Network

Alarm

User

HDD

Exception

Files

Log

Other

Configure network parameters (e.g., IP address, port, Email, etc.).

Configure alarm input/output parameters (e.g., alarm input name, alarm input triggering method, alarm arming schedule and actions, etc.).

Add, modify and delete the user; assign operating permission to each user.

Configure HDD parameters; add, modify, delete and format the HDD.

Configure exception parameters of the device, and set alarm linking method for each exception type.

Search, play and remotely back up the record files of device.

Search and view logs.

Configure other parameters (e.g., RS-232, remote upgrade, etc.).

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Add Camera

After adding the target device, please return to the control panel interface and click

Stream Import to enter camera group configuration interface (Figure 3-8).And then click Add to create a group in the right area (Figure 3-8, Figure 3-9).

Figure 3-8 Add

StreamImport-Group

Figure 3-9 Stream Import -Done

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Step4: Recording Schedule

For the recording schedule, you can directly enter camera settings by clicking the Stream Config icon on the control panel. The list on the left side provides a set of parameter settings for different channels (Figure 3-10), where Picture,

Resolution & Quality, Schedule, Display, Motion Detection, Video

Tampering Detection, Video Loss Detection, PTZ Control and

Connection can be configured after clicking on the corresponding icon and entering the configuration interface.

Click Schedule in the list on the lower left corner to enter schedule interface. The recording schedule will be displayed afterwards.

Figure 3-10 Stream Configuration Interface

Click Edit Schedule Template to enter the configuration dialogue box (Figure

3-11). For the schedule configuration, this interface provides multiple choices of schedule template with 3 default templates and 8 customized templates (Figure

3-12).

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Figure 3-11 Schedule Templates

Figure 3-12 Customized Templates

The custom template, continuous, event, command can be configured as below.

 Click Remove/Empty to delete existing schedule;

 Click Continuous/Event/Command to select Recording Mode;

 Drag the mouse on the schedule to specify a time bar (maximum: 8 bars),

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iVMS-4200 Quick Start Guide and the length of the time bar can be adjusted and the bar can be copied to other days. Click on the time bar to view the start and end time of this recording period.

Step5: Live Preview

To preview the live video, drag the camera from the left list to the right display window (Figure 3-13).

Figure 3-13 Main View

Description of icons in the camera list:

Icon Description

Camera is connected and works normally

Camera is not connected

Camera is recording

Stop recording

Tool bar in each display window:

Button Description

Picture capture

Start/stop manual record

Start/stop voice talk

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PTZ control and 8 directional arrows will be displayed on the video

View input stream status

Return to the stream configuration interface

Stop live view

Main Buttons:

Instant playback for the latest 7 minutes recordings of current camera

Audio button, click to open and close

Button Name

Layout

Full Screen

Close All

Manual Record

Manual Switch

Auto Switch

Volume

Live Audio

Description

Select different layout modes

Display/restore video in full screen mode

Stop the display of all cameras

Start/stop manual record for the corresponding cameras

View previous and next camera

Start auto switch by cameras or by groups

Adjust the volume of the live audio

Enable/disable live audio

Step6: Playback

Instant Playback

For the instant playback, click icon from the tool bar on each display window (Figure 3-14). Drag the time line at the bottom of the interface to adjust the progress of video playback (Figure 3-15).

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Figure 3-14 Playback - Instant Playback

Figure 3-15 Playback - Drag the Time Line

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Event Playback

Check Event Playback in View menu to enter the Event Playback interface

(Figure 3-16).

 Select the group to configure device

 Select the cameras

 Set the start time

Click button to search the recorded files, and the relative video files will be listed in the search results area. Drag the mouse to the display window from the search results list.

Click file respectively.

buttons to play, pause, stop, or go to the next record

Figure 3-16 Event Search

Step7: Exit System

Click File on the top menu and select Exit, or click on the top right corner of the main interface, and then a confirmation dialog will pop up. Click OK to exit iVMS-4200 client software

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