The Users and Passwords dialog allows managing the user names and passwords for granting access to the camera. The Group Access Control List dialog allows creating and editing groups and the corresponding access rights later on.
The following rules apply for user names and passwords:
adminuser name and the default password
adminas user name and
You will need to enter the same password twice when creating new users or when modifying the user name; this is done to make sure that the passwords are matching.
There has to be at least one user of the admins group. The
admin user of the admins group (password is
meinsm) is the factory-preset administrator of the camera.
Modifying a user's group does not require entering a new password.
Per factory default, three groups have been preset (admins, users, guests). The access rights of these groups are managed in the Group Access Control Lists dialog. This dialog also allows creating new groups and editing existing ones.
Users may also be assigned the undefined group; this may be done to temporarily deactivate users or to create users before their group has been created. Users of this group do not have any access rights.
If a group has been deleted in the Group Access Control List dialog, all users assigned to the deleted group will be assigned to the undefined group.
Activate the Remove option behind the user(s) you would like to delete and click on Set at the bottom of the dialog.
Once you have finished configuring users, passwords and groups, you should always store the settings in the camera's permanent memory. If the configuration is not stored in the camera's permanent memory, all deleted user names and passwords will again be valid after the next camera reboot!
To prevent the camera from unauthorized access, you should execute the following steps:
adminuser's password to
Open the Scheduled Access Control dialog to restrict access to the camera to a specific user group or control organs in highly regulated work environments, for instance. For additional information on this topic, see the Scheduled Access Control by the "Supervisor" help page.
If you are changing the Super PIN while the Admin password is still the factory default or corresponds to the current Super PIN, the Admin password will be changed to match the new Super PIN.
Click on the Set button to activate your settings and to save them until the next reboot of the camera.
Click on the Factory button to load the factory defaults for this dialog (this button may not be present in all dialogs).
Click on the Restore button to undo your most recent changes that have not been stored in the camera permanently.
Click on the Close button to close the dialog. While closing the dialog, the system checks the entire configuration for changes. If changes are detected, you will be asked if you would like to store the entire configuration permanently.
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