Upgrading a SharpV to use the LPM protocol

The License Plate Management (LPM) protocol provides a Sharp camera with a secure and reliable connection to Security Center. When The LPM protocol is enabled on a Sharp camera, the protocol manages the camera’s connection to the LPR Manager role.

Before you begin

What you should know

To upgrade a SharpV camera to use the LPM protocol:

  1. From the Config Tool home page, click the LPR task and select Roles and units.
  2. Select the LPR Manager role from the drop-down list.
  3. Expand the list of cameras under the LPR Manager and select the SharpV camera.
  4. At the bottom of the screen, click Unit and select Upgrade to LPM protocol .
    The Upgrade to LPM Protocol window opens.

  5. Enter the HTTPS Port of the unit (default = 443).
  6. Click Next.
  7. Enter the Username and Password used to log onto the Sharp Portal and click Next.
  8. Review the settings and click Upgrade.
The Sharp Portal shows that the camera is connected to Security Center. The LPM protocol listening port (default = 9001) is appended to the IP address, indicating that the LPM protocol is managing the connection to Security Center.