In the last post we talked about some of the CMS Software. For those who missed, the CMS software is a DVR’s management, responsible for integrating DVR’s distinct images and connect different devices. With it you can perform two-way communication, video conferencing, electronic map function and central alarm.
In today’s post, we’ll talk on how to install this software and its basic functions.
First, it is important to be aware of some hardware and software requirements:
- Hardware: your processor must be 2.0 GHz P4/(minimum) 128 MB video card (minimum) network card 100/1000 MB/s
- Software: the CMS can be run on Windows XP, seven, eight and ten. It is necessary to disable the antivirus and Firewall.
Given requirements? So come on …
First step, find the “CMS.exe” and run. Open the following screen:
After, click “Next” and you will see a screen with the computer name and company. (It is recommended to leave it as it appears, but if you want you can change it):
Click “Change” to select the installation path (by default is: “C:\Arquivos de Programas\CMS”), then click “Next” to select the folder of the Start Menu as shown in the following figure.
Then click “Next” and you will see the following screen (just to check and install path the shortcut folder), click “Next” again and the installation will start.
At the end of the installation, you will see a screen with the following information:
Click “Finish” to complete the installation. On the desktop was created the following shortcut:
Soon after running the program, the following screen is displayed:
It is important to leave the fields as they are, and click “OK”.
Ready, conferred and software requirements installed? Let’s move on to the next step, speak a little of the basic functions of the CMS.
On “devices” you can find groups of DVRs and their cameras, you can connect the Dvr cameras.
The “area of operation” you can view the images from the cameras and configure them through the mouse.
“Time and date” displays the system date and time.
The “status” of disk shows the remaining space on the disk where the videos are stored.
The “PTZ” is responsible for controlling the cameras with PTZ movement.
The “Transaction Log” displays the settings and logging operations.
And finally, in “Menu” you can browse the menu, sub menu and configure all functions of the DVR.
Well, next week will become the talk of the CMS software, however, let’s talk a little bit of your monitoring.