Adding a Sharp, SharpV, or SharpX camera to the Archiver

To store the LPR images that are associated with the reads and hits, you must add the Sharp camera to the Archiver.

Before you begin

What you should know

To manually add a camera to a Security Center Archiver:

  1. From the Config Tool home page, open the Video task.
  2. Click Add an entity > Video unit .
    The Manual add dialog box opens.
  3. If you have multiple Archiver roles, select one to manage the unit from the Archiver drop-down list.
  4. From the Manufacturers drop-down list, select AutoVu™.
  5. From the Product type drop-down list, select All.
  6. Enter the static IPv4 or IPv6 IP address of the camera.
    TIP: To add multiple units in a single operation, enter a range () of IP addresses .
  7. Enter the HTTP port for the camera (default = 80).
    NOTE: If the camera uses HTTPS, enter the HTTP port (80) here. You will enter the HTTPS port in the following steps.
  8. Select the Authentication method for the camera.
    • Default logon: Click to hide description
      The camera uses the default logon defined for the Archiver in the Extensions tab. Using this method, you can define the same logon credentials for multiple cameras.
      IMPORTANT: You cannot use the default logon when adding a SharpV camera. You must use the credentials you configured when you first logged on to the SharpV portal.
    • Specific: Click to hide description
      Enter the logon credentials for the camera. Turn on Use HTTPS if you have applied a certificate.
      NOTE: Sharp cameras running SharpOS 12.7 or later must use HTTPS communication.
  9. From the Location drop-down, assign the camera to an area entity.
  10. Click Add.
    The notification tray displays the message "Adding unit started". If successful, it displays the message "Unit added successfully".
The camera is added under the selected Archiver.