Activating Trap Reporting
Traps are used by the camera to notify the management server of important events or status
changes by means of an unsolicited SNMP message. To activate trap reporting:
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) is an architecture that supports peer-to-peer Plug and Play
functionality for network devices. UPnP is enabled on the camera by default. To use this
function, UPnP must be also be installed on your computer.
Installing UPnP in Windows XP
In the Security Name field, enter the security name for the SNMP v3 protocol (up to 32
In the Authentication Type drop-down list, select the authentication type to use, either
MD5 or SHA (MD5 is the default selection; SHA is for a more secure authentication
In the Authentication Password field, enter a password for the authentication system that
is used (password must be at least 8 characters in length).
In the Encryption Type drop-down list, select the encryption type to use, either DES or
AES (DES is the default selection; AES is for a more secure encryption method).
In the Encryption Password field, enter the password for the encryption system that is
used (password must be between 8 and 512 characters in length). The Encryption
Password can also be left blank, but in this case, the messages will not be encrypted.
Navigate to System
Under Traps for SNMP v1/v2/v3, select the Enable traps check box.
In the Trap address field, type the IP address of the management server.
In the Trap community field, specify the community name to use when sending a trap
message to the management server. The default value is <public>.
Optionally, select the Warm start check box to have the camera perform a software reload
when a trap message is sent.
Open the Start menu and click Run. Type appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.
Click Add/Remove Windows Components.
In the Windows Components Wizard dialog box (see
window, click Networking Services, and then click Details.
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