Addendum No. C4690M Date March 8, 2011 Document Affected C4659M Endura ® Document Update This addendum contains additional feature information regarding the NET5400 Series network video encoder web application. Additions and Changes to Features in the Web Application The following features have been added or changed in the NET5400T Series network video encoders. ELECTRONIC PTZ OPERATION FROM THE LIVE VIEW PAGE When a camera that supports PTZ operations is connected to a NET5400T Series encoder, additional PTZ controls appear on the Live View page.
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O P E R A T I O N / C O N F I G U R A T I O N NET5400T Series Network Video Encoder Web Configuration and Operation Guide C4659M (4/10)
Contents Important Notices ..................... 6 Legal Notice .
Users and Groups Tab ....................29 Creating a New User .
List of Illustrations 1 Live Video Page....................11 2 SSL Configuration Page .
FRAME RATE NOTICE REGARDING USER-SELECTED OPTIONS Pelco systems are capable of providing high quality video for both live viewing and playback. However, the systems can be used in lower quality modes, which can degrade picture quality, to allow for a slower rate of data transfer and to reduce the amount of video data stored. The picture quality can be degraded by either lowering the resolution, reducing the picture rate, or both.
Designated NET5400T Series encoders are available with Pelco Analytic Suites or ObjectVideo performance of Pelco cameras connected to the encoder. Pelco Analytic Suites are capable of running several analytics at the same time. Up to three behaviors can run without interfering with other encoder functions.
MODELS NET5401T One-channel H.264 encoder with Camera Sabotage NET5401T-I One-channel H.264 encoder with built-in Pelco Analytics Suite NET5401T-OS One-channel H.264 encoder with OV Security Suite NET5401T-OSP One-channel H.264 encoder with OV Security Suite Plus NET5401T-OCP One-channel H.264 encoder with OV Event Counting Security Suite NET5402T Two-channel H.264 encoder with Camera Sabotage...
Operation This section describes how to view live video on cameras connected to the NET5400T and how to configure the NET5400T. The following topics are covered in this section: • Viewing live video and setting the primary and secondary stream for camera video •...
2. Type the encoder’s IP address in the browser address bar. NOTE: If you do not know the encoder’s IP address, you can locate it using the Pelco Device Utility software. 3. Click the Login button in the navigation bar; a dialog box appears.
Live Video Page The live video page allows you to manage the way you view live video and capture images. You can also view live video from this page and access menus on the navigation bar (based on user permissions). Refer to the following sections for more information: •...
LIVE VIDEO PAGE ICONS Viewable icons are based on user permissions. Show Device List: Displays a list of viewable cameras connected to the encoder to which you are logged on. Disable Viewer: Closes the live view window. 1 x 1 Mode: Displays a single video pane. 2 x 2 Mode: Displays 4 video panes in rows of two.
SELECTING A STREAM 1. Click the Select Stream button. 2. Select one of the following stream options from the Select Stream page: Primary Stream: To select this stream, click the button next to Primary Stream. Secondary Stream: To select this stream, click the button next to Secondary Stream. QuickView Stream: To select this stream, click the button next to QuickView Stream.
MULTICAST A multicast transmission sends data to multiple users at the same time using one transmission stream. Each multicast user that connects to the encoder consumes no additional processing power; therefore, multicast video streams can be sent to an unlimited number of simultaneous users. Multicast transmission is recommended if the network can accommodate it since processing overhead and network bandwidth consumption negatively affect unicast transmission.
Settings Page Depending on user permissions, the Settings page allows you to manage encoder system settings, set up users and groups, and control the encoder and any cameras connected to it. NOTE: The Settings menu might not be available if the user does not have permission to access this feature. ACCESSING THE CONFIGURATION MENUS 1.
GENERATING A SYSTEM LOG 1. Click the System tab. 2. Click the Generate System Log button to create a system log that can be used by Pelco Product Support for troubleshooting. Contact Pelco Product Support at 1-800-289-9100 (USA and Canada) or +1-559-292-1981 (international).
REBOOTING THE ENCODER 1. Click the System tab. 2. Click the Reboot Encoder button to restart the encoder. Rebooting the encoder does not change the configured settings. RESTORING ALL DEFAULT SETTINGS This process cannot be undone; all user and custom settings will be lost. 1.
SSH Settings SSH is a user-enabled protocol that allows Pelco Product Support to log on to and service the encoder for advanced troubleshooting purposes. From this page, users with the appropriate permissions can enable or disable SSH access to the encoder.
TURNING ON DHCP The default Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) setting for the encoder is DHCP On. If the DHCP option is set to Off, complete the following steps to reset it to On. 1. Place your mouse pointer over the Network tab. 2.
SELECTING THE SECURE SOCKETS LAYER MODE 1. Place your mouse pointer over the Network tab. 2. Select SSL from the drop-down menu. 3. Select one of the following modes: Required: A signed Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate must be installed, and a secure URL that begins with the protocol name “https:” must be used to access the encoder.
GENERATING A CERTIFICATE REQUEST 1. Place your mouse pointer over the Network tab. 2. Select SSL from the drop-down menu. 3. Click the Install Certificate button located at the bottom of the SSL Configuration page. The Select Certificate Install Method option buttons appear on the page.
ENABLING SECURE SHELL 1. Place your mouse pointer over the Network tab. 2. Select SSH from the drop-down menu. 3. Select the Enabled check box. NOTE: The username is always root and cannot be changed. The username and password are required when accessing the encoder through a third-party SSH client.
A/V Streams Tab Use the A/V Streams tab to configure the video and audio streams for the encoder. The A/V Streams tab includes a Video Presets page, a Video Configuration page, and an Audio Configuration page. Video Presets The Video Preset page includes three fully-configured video presets, which include primary and secondary video stream settings for easy setup. These presets may also be used as a starting point for a custom video configuration.
SELECTING A VIDEO PRESET CONFIGURATION 1. Place your mouse pointer over the A/V Streams tab. 2. Select the Video Preset option from the drop-down menu. 3. Click the button next to the video preset stream configuration (High, Medium, or Low) that you want to select. 4.
CONFIGURING A CUSTOM VIDEO STREAM CONFIGURATION 1. Place your mouse pointer over the A/V Streams tab. 2. Select Video Configuration from the drop-down menu. 3. Click both of the Clear buttons to delete the primary and secondary streams settings. 4. Optional: In the Primary Stream section, type a user-friendly name in the Name box (2 to 64 characters). A user-friendly name makes it easier to recognize the stream (for example, Live and Recording).
AVAILABLE CAMERA RESOLUTION Available camera resolutions depend on the capabilities of the cameras that are attached to the encoder. Refer to the documentation that accompanied the cameras for more information on camera resolution. IMAGE RATE The image rate is the number of images per second (ips) available for the video stream configuration. Available image rates are 30, 25, 24, 15, 12.5, 12, 10, 8, 7.5, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2.5, 2, and 1.
PROFILE The profile defines the subset of bit stream features in an H.264 stream, including color reproduction and additional video compression. It is important that the selected profile is compatible with the recording device so that a stream can be decoded and viewed. Baseline: A simple profile with a low compression ratio.
SELECTING THE AUDIO CONFIGURATION SETTINGS To use audio with the encoder you must have an audio device connected to the accessory port located on the back of the encoder. Once the device is connected, audio can only be enabled through the primary stream. Audio and video may not be synced when viewing and listening to the primary stream through a Web browser.
Users and Groups Tab Use the Users and Groups tab to create and manage user accounts, group permissions, and to change the way the encoder manages the users and groups settings. Users User accounts can be created and added to groups to limit the permissions given to individuals logged on to the encoder. Use the features on the Users page to create, modify, or delete user accounts.
Groups Groups can be created to assign permissions to users within each group. Use the features on the Groups page to create, modify, and delete groups and permissions. Multiple permissions can be assigned to each group. Refer to the following sections for more information. •...
CREATING A NEW USER 1. Place your mouse pointer over the Users and Groups tab. 2. Select Users from the drop-down menu. 3. Click in the Username box and type a user name (2 to 23 alphanumeric characters). User names are not case-sensitive and are saved in lowercase characters.
CREATING A NEW GROUP 1. Place your mouse pointer over the Users and Groups tab. 2. Select Groups from the drop-down menu. 3. Click in the Group Name box and type a name for the group you are creating (2 to 23 alphanumeric characters). 4.
GENERAL SETTINGS FOR USERS AND GROUPS The general settings for users and groups allow you to change the way the encoder manages the users and groups settings. These settings can be managed locally on the encoder, by using a centralized server to apply changes to users and groups, or by a mixed mode using both the encoder and the server to manage and verify the user and group settings.
The “Upload JPEG to FTP Server” saves a JPEG of the activated event to a defined FTP server. Analytic Configuration Pelco Analytic Suites are offered on certain models of the NET5400T. For each behavior, you can create several custom profiles that contain different camera settings. With these profiles, you can set up different scenarios for the behavior, which will automatically detect and trigger alarms when a specific activity is detected.
SOURCES An event is a preprogrammed encoder function that is automatically activated by an event source. The encoder supports the following types of event sources: Alarm Source: The encoder supports one alarm source. The sources are the encoder inputs for external signaling devices, such as door contacts or motion detectors.
CREATING A SYSTEM EVENT SOURCE 1. Place your mouse pointer over the Events tab. 2. Select Sources from the drop-down menu. 3. Click in the Name box and type a user-friendly name (2 to 23 alphanumeric characters). 4. Select System from the Type drop-down menu. 5.
HANDLERS Event handlers are the actions that the encoder takes when an event occurs. The encoder supports the following event handlers: Send Email: Sends an email to a defined email address when an event is activated. The Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) server must be configured to accept the encoder’s IP address.
9. If you do not want the handler activated every time an event occurs, set filters for the handler. Select the day(s) of the week on which you want emails to be sent. Type times in the Start and End boxes for the days you have selected. Use time values in 24-hour notation (for example, use 0800 for 8:00 a.m., 1600 for 4:00 p.m.).
10. If you do not want the handler activated every time an event occurs, set filters for the handler. Select the day(s) of the week on which you want JPEGs saved to the FTP server. Type times in the Start and End boxes for the days you have selected. Use time values in 24-hour notation (for example, use 0800 for 8:00 a.m., 1600 for 4:00 p.m.).
EXAMPLE: SETTING FILTERS IN AN EVENT HANDLER If you do not want a handler activated every time an event occurs, use the filter fields to limit handlers. For example, you only want a handler activated when an event occurs after business hours. Your business is open Monday through Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and it is closed on Sunday.
ANALYTIC CONFIGURATION NOTES: • This section explains how to configure and enable Pelco analytics using a Web browser. • For information on how to receive analytic alerts for ObjectVideo Suites, refer to the ObjectVideo Web Console User Guide or the ObjectVideo Web Console User Guide-Abridged.
CREATING A NEW PROFILE 1. Place your mouse pointer over the Events tab. 2. Select Analytic Configuration from the drop-down menu. 3. Click the plus button (+) located in the Select Profile section. 4. Type a descriptive name for the profile in the Name box located in the Profile Settings section. NOTE: Consider naming profiles based on their function.
CONFIGURING A BEHAVIOR 1. Place your mouse pointer over the Events tab. 2. Select Analytic Configuration from the drop-down menu. 3. Select a profile from the Select Profile section. 4. Select the behavior for the profile from the “Select behaviors” section. 5.
ZONE DRAW TOOLS Box: Tracks objects that move against the alarmed direction in a defined zone. Polygon: Tracks objects that move against the alarmed direction in a defined zone. Line: Tracks objects that cross a line (trip wire) against the alarmed direction. Exclude Zone Box Tool: Ignores objects inside a defined zone.
DELETING A ZONE 1. Place your mouse pointer over the Events tab. 2. Select Analytic Configuration from the drop-down menu. 3. Click the behavior located in the “Select behaviors” section that you want to modify. 4. The settings for the behavior are displayed in the “Settings for [behavior name]” section. 5.
Help Menu The Help menu provides links to the most recent documentation for Pelco Product Support. Click the Help hyperlink in the navigation bar to access this information. Logout Menu To log off, click the Logout button in the navigation bar. A login dialog box appears.
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