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Onvif Client Online Help

1. Discovery devices

The onvif client can automatically discover devices

2. Device Authentication

If the device requires authentication, click right mouse button on device list item, select "Set login user" menu item from the popup menu, then input the user name and password, as following:
set login user

3. Manually add devices

Click right mouse button on devices list window, select "Add device" menu item, as following: add device menu

add device

Input the device IP address and onvif protocol port, If the device requires authentication, enter the user name and password, then click "Add" button.
Note : the port is onvif protocol port, not http or rtsp port

4. How to find out the device onvif protocol port?

Run onvif test tool, as following:
onvif test tool

Select the correct network adapter, then click "Discove devices" button, click automatic discovery of devices, by "Device Service Address" on the right to get the device's onvif protocol port, if no port number, it's the default port 80.

5. Device manager

Click right mouse button on device list item, select menu item from the popup menu, as following:
device popup menu

There include view the device information, time setting, network setting, image setting, encoder setting etc.

6. Switch channels

Click right mouse button on device list item, select "Channels" menu item from the popup menu to switch channels

7. Event subscribe

Click right mouse button on device list item, select "Event subscribe" menu item from the popup menu to subscribe events, click "Event subscribe" menu item again to unsubsribe events. as following:
event subscribe

8. Event viewer

Click right mouse button on device list item, select "Event viewer" menu item from the popup menu to view the events, as following:
event viewer

9. PTZ control

Select the device from device list item, then click the following button to control PTZ movement, as following:
ptz control

10. Presets manager

Select the device from device list item, select "Presets manager" menu item from the popup menu to manager the presets, as following:
presets manager

11. Device maintenance

Click right mouse button on device list item, select menu item from the popup menu.
The device maintenance functions include : reboot, hard reset, soft reset and firmware upgrade.

12. Custom video window layout

Click custom logo button, pop up the layout settings window, as following:
custom layout
Press and hold the mouse button and drag to select the window area. Click "OK" button, the video window layout as following:
video window layout