PoE Cameras are types of IP cameras that come with a web server built-in that is easily accessible using the camera IP address when the cameras are deployed in an IP camera system over the network. The web interface contains settings on PoE cameras like license plate cameras, PTZ, and Smart Security Cameras that require fine tuning for the best possible performance. To finely adjust these settings the camera usually requires the user to access the camera through the web interface. When using our PoE Cameras with a plug and play PoE NVR, users may wonder how they can access the settings of their cameras. Fortunately CCTV Camera World’s NVR support direct access to the web interface of most of our PoE cameras through the NVR with ease when using a Windows PC.
How to access the web interface of a Network Video Recorder
The first step in this process is to log into the web interface of the NVR itself. The latest NVR systems from CCTV Camera World allow access over a local computer network using popular web browsers like Chrome, Firefox, or Edge. However, for this method you will need to use Internet Explorer or Edge in IE compatibility on a Windows PC.
Below is a video tutorial about how to access the web interface of a NVR, with an overview of the steps below it. To follow the steps below, it is required that the NVR be connected to your local computer network and the default IP address scheme of your network be 192.168.1.1. Further, your computer must be on the same network as the NVR.
How to access a PoE camera's web interface through the NVR
Once you are logged into the NVR’s web interface you can access the settings for the NVR, and some settings for cameras, but many more advanced settings are found in the camera’s web interface. This tutorial will only work for security cameras purchased from CCTV Camera World.
The video below shows how to access the web interface of a compatible PoE camera after logging into the NVR over the LAN. The video instructions are based on the latest 2020 NVR firmware, but the process is similar for previous generations.
Below are related articles that cover common settings available from an IP Camera’s web interface.