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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Add Camera ............. 29 Playback ..............60 IP Camera / Video Server Setting Panel ..30 Post Processing Tool ..........65 Camera Parameter .......... 31 General Setting ..........65 OSD (On-Screen Display) Settings ....32 Filter Setting ............. 65 D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

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    Operate Mode ............88 On Screen Menu ..........109 Device and Map Tree list ......... 88 Enable Move ..........109 Layout Adjustment ..........89 Enable Digital PTZ ......... 109 Adjust layout Window ........89 Snapshot ............109 D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

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    Verifying Image/Video ........116 DB Tools .............. 117 Repair Database ..........118 Export Configurations .......... 123 Frequently Asked Questions ........124 Open Source Software Notification ....... 158 Minimum Hardware Requirement - How to calculate S value ..............170 D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 5: Product Overview

    Note: If a Megapixel camera is used with the D-ViewCam application, the minimum system requirement should be raised to CPU: Intel P-4 3.4GhZ or above with 1GB of memory due to the resources required to process and store large amounts of image data. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 6: Introduction

    Thank you for purchasing a D-Link IP camera, which provides state-of-the-art camera technology combined with IP network capabilities. You can build a home or small business surveillance system by using D-Link IP cameras and the latest features offered by the D-ViewCam application software.

  • Page 7: Installing Your Ip Camera

    Section 1 - Product Overview Installing Your IP Camera Before installing D-ViewCam, please make sure you have installed your D-Link IP camera(s) that will be managed by D-ViewCam. Step 1 - Follow the installation procedures that came with your IP camera(s) to complete the camera installation process.

  • Page 8: Software Installation

    Note: If the Installation Wizard does not start automatically, you can manually start the wizard by double-clicking the setup.exe file from the CD. 1. Select a language and click Next to continue. 2. Click Next to continue. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

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    Section 2 - Installation 3. Click I accept the terms of the license agreement radio button and then click Next to continue. 4. Enter your name and company name. Click Next to continue. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 10

    5. Select Complete to install the entire D-ViewCam software package or select Custom to choose which programs to install. Click Next to continue. 6. Click Install to continue. The installation process may take a few minutes. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 11

    Section 2 - Installation 7. You may be prompted to install Visual C++ Runtime Libraries. Click Yes to install. 8. Click Yes to accept the license agreement. 9. Click Finish to complete the installation process. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 12

    Section 2 - Installation 10. To start D-ViewCam, select Start > All Programs > D-Link D-ViewCam > Main Console. 11. The first time you launch the Main Console, you will need to create the admin password. Enter the password and then enter it again to confirm.

  • Page 13: Add Camera(s)

    13. Click on the Camera tab. Note: If your IP cameras support UPnP, follow step 14. Otherwise, skip to step 16. 14. Click Search to automatically find the IP camera(s) that are on your local area network (LAN). D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 14

    16. If your camera(s) do not support UPnP or your camera(s) were not found, you can manually add a camera. Click Insert to manually add IP Camera(s) that are on your local area network (LAN). D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 15

    • Camera Model - Select the camera model from the drop-down menu. • Video Channel - Select the video channel you want to assign the camera to. 18. Click OK to add your camera. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 16: D-viewcam Interface Overview

    Section 3 - Configuration D-ViewCam Interface Overview This section will show you how to start and configure D-ViewCam. To start D-ViewCam, select Start > All Programs > D-Link D-ViewCam > Main Console. Enter Admin as the default username and enter your password.

  • Page 17: Main Console

    Section 3 - Configuration Main Console Main Display Area Start Monitor Configure Smart Guard System Split Screen Options Log out / Exit Program Start Playback General Settings and Utilities PTZ Features Minimize Window Configure Schedule System Time and Date D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 18: Exit/minimize

    Displays 1 screen. Divides into 9 screens. Divides into 32 screens. Divides into 4 screens. Divides into 10 screens. Switch to full screen. Divides into 6 screens. Divides into 16 screens. Rotate all screens. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 19: Monitor

    Click to open E-Map which monitors all devices with map Open E-Map indicators. Click to open the I/O control panel which montors the DI/DO Open I/O Control Panel and manual triggering the DO devices. Lock System Click to lock the system. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 20

    Add/edit type(s) of events that you want to detect and setup action(s) responding to events. See Guard on page 75 for details. General Setting an Utilities: Select to modify general settings, user account settings, save/ load configuration settings, access log viewer and backup files, and configure network services. See Config on page 25 for details. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 21

    Active option, and then click OK. You can setup up to four groups of auto patrol. To start or stop, click on the Patrol icon in the Main Console, and select Start Patrol or Stop Patrol. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 22

    Select the camera from the Show Camera menu to display video on selected screen. The list of cameras will be displayed in the right column of the monitor display panel. Delete Camera Click on Delete Camera to remove a camera from the display screen. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 23

    Live display is flexible to change channels and screen divisions. Each screen division will have the same display list, but have the different sequence. Such like, when using Show/ Delete Camera function to edit camera list, the operator will apply to all different screen divisions. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 24: Configuration

    Section 3 - Configuration Configuration Click on the General Setting and Utilities icon. Click Setting to configure your settings. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 25: General

    Setup Auto login: Enable “Auto login” and click the Setup button to open the Auto Login Setup panel. Enter the User Account and Password to login automatically when the system starts. Enable Minimize after login to minimize the Main Console window after login. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 26: Storage

    1. Event Log: Delete the event log data that is older than the number of days set. 2. System Log: Delete the system log data that is older than the number of days set. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 27: Status Display

    Note: Enter the username and password of Main Console again when clicking the minimized Main Console icon in notification area of windows task bar to start monitoring. Synchronize video frames: Select to prevent tearing that may occur in the video display. However, this will increase the CPU processing load. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 28: Audio Preview

    Main Console. The default channel plays if the video channel isn’t selected. Volume: Adjust the volume with the “volume bar.” System plays the audio of “default channel” System plays the audio of left-top “selected channel” D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 29: Camera

    OK to add it to the camera list. Note: Drag the mouse to multi-select the cameras and then insert the username and password. The username and password will be applied to all the selected cameras automatically. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 30: Ip Camera / Video Server Setting Panel

    Check “Use DNS” to use domain name instead of IP address. Device: Choose the IP camera manufacturer from the drop-down menu. Click on Auto Detect and the model name will show in the box. Description: Displays information about the device. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 31: Camera Parameter

    Go to Web Interface: Go to the web-based interface of your camera to configure the settings (optional). Camera Settings: Edit the camera’s parameters offered by camera vendor. Video Parameter: Adjusts the video’s brightness, contrast, saturation, and color hue values. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 32: Osd (on-screen Display) Settings

    Section 3 - Configuration OSD (On-Screen Display) Settings Select the information that you wish to see on the on-screen display. Click the Font button to select the font style. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 33: I/o Device

    This can be used to test if the output device is correctly connected. Device Setting Name: Insert the name of the device (input and output). Type: Select the device type from the drop-down menu. 1. N/O: Normal Open. 2. N/C: Normal Close. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 34: Ptz Config

    Note: If your camera model is an IP camera, the PTZ function will work directly without the com port, baud rate, and address settings. Advanced Setting: You may setup the pan speed, tilt speed, and zoom speed. Adjust the settings by dragging the bars. Miscellaneous: Patrol Group: You can setup a Patrol Group. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 35

    You may click Add to add a new preset, highlight a preset in the list and click Delete to remove it, or highlight a preset and change the preset name and/or preset number and then click Update to save. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 36: Hotline

    Configure the Hotline settings including E-mail, once an unusual event is detected. E-mail: Input the following information: Server, Port, Sender’s E-mail address, E-mail’s subject title, Body content and SSL option for encrypted transmission. Click on the Send Test Mail button to test the settings. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 37: Address Book

    Section 3 - Configuration Address Book Address Book: Manage the address book from which you may send out an E-mail when an unusual event is detected. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 38: Monitor Display

    16 channels by turns. You can set up a primary channel that will always be on the screen and a secondary channel that has secondary priority. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 39: User Account Setting

    Add: Click it to create a new account after inserting related information. The Add button is only enabled when filled a new account. Delete: Click it to delete the indicated account. Default: Click it to go back to default privilege settings of related user group. Upgrade: Click it to save the modifications of each account. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 40

    Privilege: Check each privilege of functions and devices for each user account. Function: Check the settings and operations related system configuration, and the privilege of remote access. Device: Check the device privileges of camera, digital output in Main Console and client applications. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 41: Save/load Configuration

    .cfg files at, select any one of them and then click OK to load the file. Note: Main Console will be automatically shutdown after loading a new configuration. Please re-start Main Console manually. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 42: Network Service

    As system administrator, user could be able to monitor these accounts in order to maintain the system efficiency. Main On Live Streaming Server panel, administrator can see all the clients who are currently logging in to the computer and watching the live video from the remote side. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 43

    Use Default Web Server: Activate the Web server by checking this box. Clients will be able to watch live video via Internet Explorer. The port for live streaming server is 80 by default. Save Log: Save the current log information to your computer. Enable Audio: Select this option to enable the audio transmission along with video stream. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 44

    IP(s). Add/Delete: Add the IP(s) onto the list or remove it from the list. Apply to All Network Servers: Apply the settings to both live streaming server and remote playback server. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 45

    Section 3 - Configuration Performance D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 46: Remote Playback Server

    Kill Client: Highlight an IP address and click on the Kill Client button to block the client from your client list. Kill All Clients: Click on this button to block all the clients logging in to your system. Service Server Status: Click on Start/Stop to turn on/off this option. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 47

    Use Default Web Server: Activate the Web server by checking this box. Clients will be able to watch live video via Internet Explorer. The port for live streaming server is set to 80 by default. Save Log: Save the current log information. Note: The server must be stopped before editing any settings. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 48

    IP(s). Add/Delete: Add the IP(s) onto the list or remove it from the list. Apply to All Network Servers: Apply the settings to both live streaming server and remote playback server. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

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    Section 3 - Configuration Performance D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 50: About Main Console

    Section 3 - Configuration About Main Console Go to About Main Console to view the version of your D-ViewCam software and model name information. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 51: Schedule

    Section 3 - Configuration Schedule Click on the Schedule icon on the Main Console to set up the time duration for video recording. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 52: Day Mode

    Schedule the camera(s) to record video at the same time every day. There are three ways to setup the time schedule for each camera: 1. Load a preset mode or 2. Insert a new schedule manually or 3. Copy to other cameras after manually setup. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 53: Load Preset Modes

    8:00 - 20:00 Always MPEG-4 M-PEG Shop 10:00 - 22:00 Always MPEG-4 M-PEG Highly Secure 0:00 - 24:00 Always MPEG-4 M-PEG Disk Saving 0:00 - 24:00 Motion MPEG-4 i-frame M-PEG Minor 0:00 - 24:00 Motion MPEG-4 i-frame D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 54: Insert A New Schedule Manually

    Click the Insert icon and add a new schedule in the Regular Mode, i.e. to record video during the time period you set with 30 FPS, Normal video quality, and Normal resolution. Step 3 Change the settings by clicking on the Configure icon or double-click the schedule information. Step 4 Click OK. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 55: Copy Schedule

    You may assign holidays where the system will work according to the Sunday setting. Custom You can assign a particular date(s) on which the system will work according to a special schedule(s) different from the others. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 56: Adjust The Schedule Settings

    Option 1: Move the cursor to the Time Bar and slide the bar to the left or right to change the start and end points. Option 2: Click on the Configure icon or double-click on the schedule information on the screen (highlighted in blue) to open the Encoding Option panel (next page) and change the settings. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 57: Encoding Option

    The pre-record/post-record function saves the recording data accordingly. For instance, to set up a 5 second pre-record time means the system will start saving the recording data 5 seconds before the event happens. Note: The maximum record period is 60 seconds. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 58: Record Mode

    This option is to configure the quality of video. The Original Video window is the original stream from the camera and the Encoded Video window is a preview of the recording video correspond with the encode settings (on the next page). D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 59

    Note: The maximum FPS (move the slider to the right) will be correspond with original video stream set up on camera configuration. • Keep key-frame only: System will only record key frames of video streaming. Note: The key frame interval is controlled by each camera manufacturer and cannot be adjusted. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 60: Playback

    Exit Playback Speed Information Window Enhancement Minimize Window Play/Rewind/Fast Forward Open Record Setting & Save Video Cue (Start/Stop Point) Zoom Volume Control Snapshot & Print Control (Play/Stop/Pause) Scroll Bar Screen Division Backup & Log Viewer D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 61

    Save Video window. 15. Snapshot & Print: Click to take a picture and to open the Print window. 16. Backup & Log Viewer: Click to open the Backup window and to open the Log Viewer window. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 62

    Refresh: To refresh the record display window. Log Viewer: To access the Log Viewer Tool. Previous Days: To show recorded video from the previous recording date. Next Days: To show recorded video of the next recording date. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 63

    Finally, utilize the scale bar to modify the scale of the time table. • Check the Show Records box to display the time period of recording data. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 64

    Start Time and End Time in the Date Time Period Section. In addition, modify the scale of the time table with the + and – signs on the bottom left. Step 4: Check the Enable Preview option to view the video you select. Step 5: Click OK when finished. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 65: Post Processing Tool

    Grey Scale: Check the box to show the record in grey scale mode so the image displays in black and white. Default: Click to change the settings back to the default settings. OK: Click to save and apply your settings. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 66: Save Video

    Step 5: Select the profile to use from the Use Profile drop-down. Step 6: Select to export (i.e. save) the recorded video with Audio, OSD (On-Screen Display), or export video only. Step 7: Click OK to save the video. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 67: Save Image (snapshot)

    Step 4: You have the option to copy the image to the clipboard or to save it to your computer. Click Save Image and select the folder you want to save it to. Select the image format (BMP or JPEG) and click Save. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 68: Print

    Step 5: Under Media, select where you would like to save the backup data. Step 6: Under Option, check the type of data you want to backup. Step 7: Click the Backup button to start backing up. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 69: Log Viewer

    A link will appear right next to each event time. By clicking on the link, the video will jump to the point where the unusual event takes place. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 70

    Step 3: Click the Search button. Step 4: You can export the data to a text file (.txt) or Excel file (.xls). Click the Export to button, enter the filename, and select the format to export to. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 71

    • Automatically save the image file: By pre-setting a path/URL and the image format, the system will automatically save the image accordingly when you click the Save button in the control panel. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 72

    Check the Enable Camera OSD box to display video information on recording video. Information includes camera name, camera number, date and time. Users also can set up the font, size, font color and any font effects desired. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 73

    Step 2: Click Add to add the server. Step 3: Click OK to exit. Access Remote Playback Site Go to the Date Time Panel and click the icon on the top of the display window to access the Remote Playback Site. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 74: Guard

    Click on the Guard icon on the Main Console to start the Event and Action Configuration panel. You need to specify an event to be detected and set up an action in which the system will take when the specified event is detected. Note: To access the Event Report, click Start > Open Event Report. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 75: Event

    Step 2: There are two types of events: Signal Lost and General Motion. Select the event you want in the Event Type list and click OK. Step 3: Configure the setting of the Event Type. Refer to the next page. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 76: Camera Event Settings

    • Always Activated: Select to have the event enabled 24 hours a day. • Activated only in the following period: Select and choose a time period to have the event active. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 77: General Motion

    You may define more than one zone on the screen by repeating the same process. You can also click on the All button to select the entire detection zone. Start Simulation: Click the Start Simulation button and test the function on the preview screen. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 78: Digital Input Event

    Section 3 - Configuration Digital Input Event Step 1: Click and highlight the Digital Input on the event type list and then click the Insert Event icon. Step 2: Select the device that is connected to your camera(s). D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 79: Action

    Insert Action icon. Step 2: Select one of the three actions you want and then click OK. 1. Play Sound 2. Send E-mail 3. DI/DO Step 3: Configure the setting of the Action Type if needed. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 80: Play Sound

    The system will play the sound when an unusual event is detected. Step 1: Select the Play Sound action and then click OK. Step 2: The window below will appear. Select a Wave file (.wav) and then click the Play Sound indicator to modify the setting. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 81: Send E-mail

    Step 1: Select the Send E-mail action and then click OK. Step 2: From the Select Contactor window select the email address(es) you want to send alerts to. Edit Address Book: Click the Edit Address Book button to add, delete, or edit contacts. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 82: Di/do

    You should adjust the setting of I/O device in General Setting and Utilities > Setting > I/O Device first, the I/O control panel will display the device status based on it. You can also adjust the size of the panel by dragging a mouse or click the on the right top of the display window. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 83: E-map

    Edit mode: Allow users to add/edit maps and indicators of devices. In Edit mode, the function buttons on the bottom of the window will be active, and then setup the configuration before running E-map function at the first time. Operate mode: All settings will be activated in this mode. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 84: Edit Mode

    Section 3 - Configuration Edit Mode You will need to be in Edit Mode to activate the function buttons. Function Buttons Edit mode/Operate mode Switch button D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 85: Add/edit/delete Map

    Step 3: Select the map file and insert the map name. Click OK, and then the map you added appears in the tree structure in the device and map list. Step 4: The map indicator appears on the left-up corner of parent map. Drag it to the position you want on the map. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 86: Add/rotate/delete Device Indicator

    Step 3: Before adding indicator, ensure that the map you want is displayed. Select device from list and directly drag a device to the desired location on the map. Note: Different device is symbolized by different indicator. - Camera indicator - digital Input indicator D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 87

    Step 1: Make sure you are in Edit Mode and all devices are connected. Select device indicator from map or form Device and Map list. The device indicator will be marked with a green ring. Step 2: Click the Delete button, the indicator will be gone. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 88: Operate Mode

    Select to highlight the device with a green ring on the map and show its status on the Information Digital Output window. If the Digital Output is from an IP camera, the preview window will display live video from the camera. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 89: Layout Adjustment

    Step 1: Click the triangular indicators to hide the Device and Information windows on the right and left side. Step 2: Click on located on the upper-right of the window to switch to full screen mode. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 90: Log Viewer

    Section 3 - Configuration Log Viewer To launch Log Viewer, Click on General Setting and Utilities and select Log Viewer from the menu. View the unusual event history that had been detected by the Smart Guard System. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 91: Unusual Event

    Step 3: View the events that happened on a particular date or during a given time period by selecting a search period. For a particular data: Check the “Date” box and select the date you want to view. For a period: Check the “Date&Time” box and then enter the date and time. Step 4: Click Search. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 92: System Log

    Step 2: View the events that happened on a particular date or during a given time period by selecting a search period. For a particular data: Check the “Date” box and select the date you want to view. For a period: Check the “Date&Time” box and then enter the date and time. Step 3: Click Search. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 93: Export

    After you search the log you want, you can export it to an Excel (.xls) or a text (.txt) file. Step 1: Click the Export To button. Step 2: Type the file name and select the file format (.xls or .txt). D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 94: Backup

    Section 3 - Configuration Backup The backup function saves video records and other log information. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 95: Backup Recorded File(s)

    Step 3: Click on New Period to open the Select DateTime Period panel. Step 4: Select the data you want to backup by highlighting the time period. You may also set up a start and end time in the Date Time Period section. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 96

    CD (direct CD burning for Windows ® XP only), DVD or to a hard drive. Step 11: Under Option, select the log information you would like to backup (Event Log or System Log,), and then click OK. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 97: Delete Recorded File(s)

    Step 2: Follow steps 3-7 from the previous two pages to select the data period which you want to delete. Step 3: Click on the Delete icon to remove all the data in the backup list from the database. Note: The deleted video cannot be recovered. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 98: Remote Live Viewer

    Section 3 - Configuration Remote Live Viewer With the Remote Live Viewer console, remote users may watch up to 64 real-time video channels from remote live streaming servers. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 99: Setting

    Audio Preview Enable audio on active channel: Select it to enable the audio streaming on active channel. Miscellaneous Select to prevent tearing that may occur in the video display. However, this will increase the CPU processing load. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 100: Server Settings

    Step 5: Click Test Server to check if the server is available. Step 6: Click Add to insert the setting to server list. Note: To remove the server, select a server on the server list and then click Delete. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 101: Group Setting

    Step 4: Click on the Delete button to remove a specific group or click the Rename button to change the name of a specific group. Step 5: Click OK to save your group. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 102: Osd Setting

    Section 3 - Configuration OSD Setting Select the font style and colors of information displayed on the video. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 103: Monitor Display Setting

    Step 3: Select a primary channel that will always be on the screen when activating auto scan settings. Step 4: Select a channel that has secondary priority then primary channel on the screen when activating auto scan settings. Step 5: From the Layout drop-down, select the screen division you want displayed. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 104: Notification Settings

    Section 3 - Configuration Notification Settings Status display Show recording status: Check the box to display the recording status on the monitor display. Show camera event: Check the box to display detected events on each channel. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 105: Server/group/camera

    Server/Group/Camera Display a complete list of the server(s), group(s), and camera(s) that are added to the system. Server View: Display cameras sorted by servers. Group View: Display cameras sorted by group names. Server View Group View D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 106: Login/logout Server

    Option 2: On the server list, right-click to open the menu options. Connect/Disconnect Camera Option 1: On the server/camera list, double-click on a camera to connect it. Option 2: On the server/camera list, right-click on a camera to open the menu options to connect/disconnect it. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 107

    Section 3 - Configuration Option 3: Select a camera from the list and drag it to where you want the image to be displayed. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 108: Ptz Control

    To have your PTZ camera to patrol around pre-defined path of preset points, please click on Patrol button to start/stop patrol. Note: To setup a patrol path, please setup on Main Console > General Setting and Utilities > Setting > PTZ Config > Patrol. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 109: On Screen Menu

    The snapshot function captures a specific video image to the clipboard or to a file you can save to your computer. Toggle Fullscreen Switch to view video with full screen display. To disable the function, right-click on screen and uncheck this option or simply press ESC to go back to original window. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 110: Start Monitor

    Select to open the I/O control panel. The panel allows you to control DO devices remotely. Note: Adjust the setting of I/O device in Main Console > General Setting and Utilities > Setting > I/O Device first, the I/O control panel will display the device status base on it. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 111: Playback

    Step 2: Click Add to add the server. Step 3: Click OK to exit the Setting panel. Access Remote Playback Site Go to Date/Time Panel and click on the icon on the top of the display window to access the Remote Playback Site D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 112: Web View

    Section 3 - Configuration Web View Note: Make sure the Live Stream Server is enabled. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 113: Server Ip

    8080 is the port specified in “Use Default Web Server” in Network Service. Remote Live Viewer Click this icon to use Remote Live Viewer. Refer to page 99. Remote Playback Click this icon to use Remote Playback. Refer to page 112. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 114: Utilities

    2. File in (.avi) (.asf) format will be displayed as 3. File in (.bmp) (.jpg) format will be displayed as Step 1: Go to Start > All Programs > D-Link D-ViewCam > Verification Tool. Step 2: Enter the Username and Password to log in.

  • Page 115: Overview

    Add Folder: Click to choose a folder with multiple files and then add it to the list for verification. Remove File: Click to remove the selected file(s) from list. Select All: Click to select all the files in the list for verification. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 116: Verifying Image/video

    Step 3: The verification results will be displayed in the Watermark column. Note: If the file passes the verification, it will show Note: If the file was tampered with, it will show Step 4: The Status and Verify fields will display the information related to verification. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 117: Db Tools

    Section 3 - Configuration DB Tools Step 1: Execute DB Tools from the Start menu. Step 2: Enter the administrator password and click OK to log in. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 118: Repair Database

    Playback system to open recording video beyond storage location setting. Note: The default storage location is in your installation directory, (ex: C:\Program Files\SCB_IP). Step 1: Select Repair Database. Step 2: Select Modify Location from the Method drop-down menu. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 119

    Step 3: Click on the button and select a new location. To remove a database location, select it from the list and click on the button to delete location. Step 4: Click on the Modify button to save the location. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 120

    (1) If there are records in database, but no video file, use DB Tools to delete records. (2) If there are video files but no record in database, use DB Tools to rearrange the database and find these records. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 121

    After inserting location, the system will show a file count table. Step 4: Select Verify Only and then click Verify. This method will only check the files without modify. Verify result will show how many files broken or missing. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 122

    Step 6: The repair new database will replace old ones. And the original database will change file names with extend repair date and time as below. Note: Open Log is a tool to record repair database recodes. It will recode repair method, file operation, strat time and end time. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 123: Export Configurations

    This tool is used when you want to export all configuration settings to a backup. Step 1: Click Export. Step 2: Select the location you want to export to and type the name of the config file. Step 3: Click Save. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 124: Frequently Asked Questions

    Please go to <Main Console>-<Start> and then click on <E-map> Step 1: Click on <Map> Step 2: Click on <Browser/ Edit Mode> Step 3: Click on <Add Map> Step 4: Choose a map and then fill in the map name D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 125

    Section 4 - FAQs Step 5: Click on the map you set Step 6: Draw the camera or IO device to the map Step 7: Click on <OK> to save this setting D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 126

    Go to [Main Console]->[Config]->[Backup] Step 2: Click on [New Period] Step 3: Set start and end time for time period Step 4: Select cameras what you want to backup Step 5: Click [OK], and period will show D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 127

    Step 7: Choose a location to backup media Step 8: Set option to backup log files. Step 9: Click [OK] to execute backup Step 10: After backup, you can execute the playback.exe to check the backup files D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 128

    Section 4 - FAQs D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 129

    Switch audio channel When choose sub-screen 1, you will hear audio from camera 1 When choose sub-screen 2, you will hear audio from camera 2 If you don’t choose any sub-screen, you will hear audio of default channel. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 130

    The recording frame rate and resolution are the same with live video, please follow those steps for adjustment. Step 1: Open up Main Console and go to [Config] -> [Setting] -> [Camera] Step 2: Select the camera of which you want to change the frame rate D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 131

    If no more capacity is available, Main Console will start recycling if auto-recycling is enabled. If auto-recycling is not enabled, recording will stop. Please go to [Main Console] -> [Config] -> [General] -> [Storage Location] to modify your settings. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 132

    “Disk space is low and the scheduler has 8. Why do I get been shut down. Please check the storage location setting to recover”? The error means recycling is not working, please follow the steps to diagnose this problem. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 133

    If you are connecting to a remote server or device through WAN. Please make sure the remote server or device is not behind a router's firewall or the port is forwarded properly to bypass the router's firewall. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 134

    The skin files or database may be corrupted to cause this error message. Please uninstall the software, remove D-ViewCam folder in C:\Program Files\ and install the latest version. (2)Occur when loading ActiveX of web live viewer/ playback Please follow below instrument for troubleshooting. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 135

    12. Why do I get “The procedure entry point WMCreateWriter could not be located in the dynamic link library WMVCore.DLL.”? If you met the error message as follows, please upgrade your windows media player and this problem will be fixed. Please download the latest Windows media player here, http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/default.mspx D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 136

    13. How do I start network services? Step 1: Go to [Config] -> [Network services], and you will see several services you can use. Step 2: Please remember to click on [Start] of the services you want to start in Main Console. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 137

    Our default port number for remote playback is 5160. The default port for web browser is 80. If you need to change it to another one, please don’t forget to set it to port forwarding on your router. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 138

    Closed IE and all of its related applications first. Otherwise some files may be locked during removal. If your OS is Vista, please run "Command prompt" as administrator first or you will not able to remove the components. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 139

    Key in: dir to list all objects on this folder Step 5: Key in: del /s . Don't forget the Period (.) after /s Step 6: Keep pressing Y when prompted to delete all the files in the folder D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 140

    The default ports can be changed however you like, but we strongly recommend you avoid using ports below 1024 because they are often used by other system services. Service Port Purpose Live streaming 5150 Communication between desktop remote live viewer and Main Console Default web server 80 Access protocol of web based remote client D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 141

    Yes, please right click on the screen and check <Enable Audio>. Please do not forget to enable audio at Main Console first. If you are using IP cameras, please go to <Main Console> - <Config> - <Setting> - <Camera> - <Camera Settings> D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 142

    If you are using analog cameras, please go to <Main Console> - <Config> - <Setting> - <Audio Preview> After that, please go to remote live viewer and right click on the screen to check <Enable Audio> D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 143

    In order to install ActiveX under IE 8 environment, we need to setup following settings. Generally, there are two settings to make it work. First of all, please make sure ‘vcredist_x86.exe’ has already been installed. Step 1: Add the Server IP into Trusted Web Site. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 144

    Section 4 - FAQs D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 145

    Section 4 - FAQs D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 146

    Section 4 - FAQs Step 2: Add the Server IP Compatibility View Setting D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 147

    Section 4 - FAQs D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 148

    Section 4 - FAQs Enjoy 3.2 web live viewer with Internet Explorer 8. Step 3: (Optional) If the instructions above doesn't work, please try the following method. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 149

    20. How do I get the Windows system log and application log? System log Step 1: Go to [Desktop] -> right click on [My Computer] -> [Manage] Step 2: In [Computer Management] -> go to [System Tools] -> [Event Viewer] -> [System] D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 150

    Step 3: Right click on [System]->[Save Log File As...] Step 4: Type "system" as file name and save as .evt format Please name the file as "system" so we know that it is a system log file D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 151

    Section 4 - FAQs Application log Step 1: Go to [Desktop]-> right click on [My Computer]-> [Manage] Step 2: In [Computer Management]-> go to [System Tools]->[Event Viewer]->[Application] Step 3: Right click on [Application]->[Save Log File As...] D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 152

    LAN to establish networking between Mainconsole and other network devices such as IP camera. Setup with static IP Go to [Control Panel]->[Network Connections] Step 1: D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 153

    Section 4 - FAQs Step 2: Right click on [Local Area Connection]->[Properties] Step 3: Select [Internet Protocol(TCP/IP)]->[Properties] D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 154

    IP address to D-ViewCam server. 23. How should I do when popping-up UAC message? When using Windows Vista, the system will pop-up the following message to stop your D-ViewCam. Follow the following steps to turning off UAC. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 155

    Section 4 - FAQs 1.) Go to Vista's [Control Panel] 2.) Click on [User Accounts] D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 156

    Section 4 - FAQs 3.) Click on [User Accounts] 4.) Click on [Turn User Account Control on or off] D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 157

    D-ViewCam supports both LAN and WAN. If your surveillance system does not need to have internet access, you can setup a private network or LAN to establish networking between Mainconsole and other network devices such as IP camera. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 158: Open Source Software Notification

    “work based on the Library” means either the Library or any derivative work under copyright law: that is to say, a work containing the Library or a portion of it, either verbatim or with modifications and/or translated straightforwardly into another language. (Hereinafter, translation is included without limitation in the term “modification”.) D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 159

    You must cause the whole of the work to be licensed at no charge to all third parties under the terms of this License. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 160

    Once this change is made in a given copy, it is irreversible for that copy, so the ordinary GNU General Public License applies to all subsequent copies and derivative works made from that copy. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 161

    (Executables containing this object code plus portions of the Library will still fall under Section 6.) Otherwise, if the work is a derivative of the Library, you may distribute the object code for the work under the terms D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 162

    Subsection 6a, above, for a charge no more than the cost of performing this distribution. d) If distribution of the work is made by offering access to copy from a designated place, offer equivalent access to copy the above specified materials from the same place. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 163

    Library or its derivative works. These actions are prohibited by law if you do not accept this License. Therefore, by modifying or distributing the Library (or any work based on the Library), you indicate your D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 164

    12. If the distribution and/or use of the Library is restricted in certain countries either by patents or by copyrighted interfaces, the original copyright holder who places the Library under this License may add an explicit geographical distribution limitation excluding those countries, so that distribution is permitted only in or among countries not thus D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 165

    16. IN NO EVENT UNLESS REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW OR AGREED TO IN WRITING WILL ANY COPYRIGHT HOLDER, OR ANY OTHER PARTY WHO MAY MODIFY AND/OR REDISTRIBUTE THE LIBRARY AS PERMITTED ABOVE, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 166

    The OpenSSL toolkit stays under a dual license, i.e. both the conditions of the OpenSSL License and the original SSLeay license apply to the toolkit. See below for the actual license texts. Actually both licenses are BSD-style Open Source licenses. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 167

    CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 168

    Colin Plumb - md5.cpp, md5mac.cpp Seal Woods - rc6.cpp Chris Morgan - rijndael.cpp Paulo Baretto - rijndael.cpp, skipjack.cpp, square.cpp Richard De Moliner - safer.cpp Matthew Skala - twofish.cpp Kevin Springle - camellia.cpp, shacal2.cpp, ttmac.cpp, whrlpool.cpp, ripemd.cpp D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 169

    If this compilation is used in object code form in an application software, acknowledgement of the author is not required but would be appreciated. The contribution of any useful modifications or extensions to Wei Dai is not required but would also be appreciated. D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

  • Page 170: Minimum Hardware Requirement - How To Calculate S Value

    ATI Radeon 4650 , nVIDIA GeForce GF-9600 or above (ATI recommended) Ethernet 100 baseT or above, Gigabit LAN recommended Hard Disk 250 GB or above Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3 / 2003 / Vista / Server 2008 R2 (64bits) /Win 7 (32bit/64bits) D-Link D-ViewCam User Manual...

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