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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Surveillance Center Overview ........3 Log ................30 Introduction .............. 3 Live Camera Panel............. 31 System Requirements ..........4 Features ..............5 Live Camera Panel Explained I......... 32 Checking the Hardware Requirements ....6 Live Camera Panel Explained II........ 33 Installing and Accessing the Module .......

  • Page 3: Surveillance Center Overview

    1 Check with your reseller to see if your NAS is compatible with this Surveillance Center software. 2 D-Link cannot guarantee full compatibility or proper playback with all IP cameras. Please check the IP camera compatibility list for more details.

  • Page 4: System Requirements

    • RAID 0/1 requires a minimum of two SATA drives Note: For best performance ensure that you are running the latest service packs for the appropriate Windows® operating systems. Also make sure you have sufficient disk space to accommodate all video surveillance recordings. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 5: Features

    Features The ShareCenter® Surveillance Center is an easy to install surveillance data storage add-on module used for remote access cameras through a local network or from the Internet. This ShareCenter® supports a few simple features listed below: • Auto Camera Installation •...

  • Page 6: Checking The Hardware Requirements

    Selecting Hard Drives: You can use hard drives from any manufacturer and with any capacity with your Surveillance Center. The D-Link ShareCenter supports standard 3.5” internal SATA drives. If you are unsure, ask your administrator or hard drive retailer/manufacturer to verify that your hard drives meet this standard *Warning - Any pre-existing data on the drives will be erased during installation.

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    If you are using Port Bonding, use a managed switch. Using an Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS): We highly recommend that you use your ShareCenter/Surveillance Center in conjunction with an uninterrupted power supply (UPS), which will protect against sudden loss in power and power surges. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 8: Installing And Accessing The Module

    Step 1 - Go to Management, Application Management, and click the Add Ons link on the left side panel. Step 2 - Click on Choose File and browse your computer to find the Surveillance Center software. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

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    Step 4 - Under the Surveillance Center, click the green Play button to ac tivate the Surveillance Center. The green Surveillance Center button now turns red . You can toggle between Start and Stop to activate or deactivate the Surveillance Center. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

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    Step 7- You are prompted to install an Addon for Internet Explorer at the botom of your screen. Click Install to install the necessary plugin for Internet Explorer. The Surveillance Center does not work with other browsers. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 11: Connecting A Camera To The Network

    When you connect one of the above mentioned cameras to the network, the Surveillance Center software detects the camera automatically. The software is able to recognize the IP address, model number and bit rate speed. IP Address Bit Rate D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

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    Click on Setup, Camera Setup to view your current cameras. Two options are available: Run the Wizard or see the Camera List. Under the Camera List you will be able to view current camera(s) connected to the NAS. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 13: Camera Wizard

    To add a camera to the surveillance Center module, click Setup and then Camera Setup. Select Run Wizard as shown below. The welcome screen for the wizard is shown outlining the steps involved in setting up a camera. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 14: Camera Search

    Camera Search The wizard detects the camera(s) available on your network. Select the camera(s) you want to add by checking its corresponding radio button and click Next. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 15: Adding A Camera Using The Wizard

    Use the Test Camera button to grab an image from the camera to test the camera for image quality and deciding upon the positioning of the lens. Click Next when you have entered the required details. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 16: Recording Setup

    Click on the color of the function you want to perform and then click in the box for the day and time that you want it to perform that function. When you are done, click Next. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 17: Recording Quota

    Click the Estimate Required Space button to let the software calculate, based on your settings, how much space will be required each day. This can assist you in making a decision about how much space to allocate to the recordings. Click Finish when you have completed your settings. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 18: Adding A Camera Manually

    Video Format (dependent on your camera). Finally, confirm the Vendor and Model are correct for your chosen camera. If you want to delete the camera you can use the trash can button to remove it. Click Save Settings to continue. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 19: Adding A Camera Automatically

    Live Video page. Check the Enable Auto Install checkbox if you want new cameras to be automatically installed or uncheck it if you want to manually add them. Click Save Settings to continue. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 20: Audio And Video Settings

    Bitrate: This is the number of kilobits per second the video recording will contain. A higher bitrate means a larger output file. Audio: Use the checkbox to enable or disable audio on the recording. Click Save Settings when you have finished making changes. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 21: Recording Setup

    Manual Record requires you to manually click a record button to begin recording. Click Save Settings when you have finished making changes. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 22: Recording Setup

    Please refer to the manual of your camera for more information on enabling its motion detection function. To the right is an example of a camera’s motion detection configuration page. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 23: Notification Setup

    Email Settings, the following window will be displayed. You can turn this off by checking No Longer Display at the bottom of the screen. Enter the details of your mail server if you wish to use the mail notification service and click Save Settings to continue. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 24: Sms Setup

    Next, enter the SMS url where you will have the SMS’s sent. Replace or ignore the space character. Enter the phone number. Click Test SMS to test whether this function works and click Save Settings to authenticate your SMS configuration. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 25: Event Setup

    The web page column indicates that you will be notified on the Live Video screen in the top right corner when the connection to the camera is lost and when it is resumed. Use the Advanced button to access the Email and SMS settings page. Remember to click Save Settings when you have finished making your changes. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 26: E-map Upload

    Click and drag a camera from the camera list on the left to the image. When you have placed the camera in the correct location, double-click the icon to change the orientation of the camera. Click Save Settings when you have finished. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 27: Backup Setup

    Playback List column. If you want to delete the archive, click the trash can icon for the folder you want to delete. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 28: Server Port Setup

    This page allows you to modify the ports that the Live Video Server, Playback Server and Config Server operate on. You may wish to do this if you have port restrictions on your local network. To change the port numbers, use the provided fields and click Save Settings. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 29: Camera Status

    Camera Status To access the camera status page, click Status and then Camera Status. This page shows you a list of your network cameras and their connection status, recording status, frame rate and bit rate. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 30: Log

    Center software. You can filter the events shown in the log by checking the checkbox for Type, Camera or Date. You also have the option to backup the log to a text file and clear the log. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 31: Live Camera Panel

    Live Camera Panel D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 32: Live Camera Panel Explained I

    Pan-Tilt-Zoom Mode Patrol Mode for PTZ Cameras Digital Zoom Mode Manual Recording & General Settings Current Camera IP Address, Name, Status, & Bit Rate Stop & Start Camera Mode Live Video Camera 3 Live Video Camera 4 D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 33: Live Camera Panel Explained Ii

    Use the E-map button to toggle between the live camera view and the E-map display. The snapshot button can be used to take a snapshot of the current frame on the selected camera. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 34: Single Camera Live Video Mode

    Single Camera Live Video Mode this button to enter Single Camera Mode. The viewing angle expands to cover all other camera real estate. Click Click this button to return to Split Camera Mode. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 35: Full Screen Live Video Mode

    Full Screen Camera Mode. The viewing angle expands to cover the entire screen. Click this Click to return to Split Camera Mode. This can be done in Split Level Mode and Single Camera Mode. button D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 36: Digital Zoom Video Mode

    You can also click directly on the part of the main image you want to focus on. Use the mouse wheel to control the level of zoom. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 37: E-map View

    Note: you must have installed e-map JPEG files in order to use this feature. Click the E-map Upload button to upload images into the database. When you click this button you are directed to the E-map Upload window. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 38: Snapshot View

    You can copy this image to the clipboard by clicking the Copy to Clipboard button or you can save the image to disk by clicking the Save Image button. Click the Close button to exit this mode. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 39: Motion Detection Camera Mode

    If the camera is configured to record when motion is detected, the camera icon on the E-map will change to red when an alarm is sounded or motion is detected, as shown below. When motion is detected or an alarm is triggered, click on the red camera icon on the e-map to play the recorded event. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 40: Configuring Patrol Settings

    Configuring Patrol Settings Patrol Settings are dependable upon the camera you are using. The Surveillance Center works with the following D-Link PTZ cameras: • DCS-5230/5230L, and DCS-5222L/5211L (Patrol Once). Click the Patrol icon to configure the Patrol settings. Scroll down and click Set Patrol.

  • Page 41: Configuring Patrol Preset Points

    Preset Point. This brings up the PTZ Preset Point box. Enter a Preset Name and click OK. To edit the Presets click the Preset Point icon and select whichever preset you wish to delete. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 42: Viewing Preset Points

    Viewing Preset Points Click the Go to Preset Point icon. This icon directs the camera to the designated points. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 43: Live Video/playback Settings

    This allows you to select where to save the snapshots taken using the snapshot button on the live video screen and the format they are stored in. Click OK when you are done to ensure settings are saved. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 44: Osd Settings

    If you have made changes and want to revert back to the default settings, click the Default button at the bottom. Click OK when you are done to save your settings. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 45: Playback

    The playback controls are used to play, stop, pause or skip through video recordings. You can also adjust the playback speed and zoom levels. This area displays the time and date of the recording, the playback speed and the current state of playback. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

  • Page 46: Record Information

    Click the Backup button at the bottom of the window to go to the Backup Setup screen described on page 15 where you can backup the selected recording. Click the Play button at the bottom of the window to play the selected recording on the main playback screen. Note: You can backup or play up to 4 selected recordings at the same time. D-Link Surveillance Center Addon...

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