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Seagate Surveillance Manager User Manual
Seagate Surveillance Manager User Manual

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Camera

You can add cameras connected to the local network using:

  • UPnP (cameras must support UPnP)
  • Camera search tool

Add cameras by searching the local network

  1. Click Settings.
  2. Click the Camera search tab.
  3. Click Search.
    The cameras found on the network are listed. Cameras that have been added to a server are blue.
  4. Click the + icon to add a camera.
  5. Name the camera and enter the admin username and password.


      Important info: Administrator privileges are recommended when creating a camera’s credentials.
  6. Click Add.

Add cameras manually

  1. Click Settings.
  2. Click the Camera settings tab.
  3. In the camera list, select the channel you want to add.
  4. Enter the camera’s information.


      Important info: Administrator privileges are recommended when creating a camera’s credentials.
  5. (Optional) After entering the IP address, port, username, and password, click Auto detection to add additional camera data.
  6. Click Save.
  Note: To return to the camera’s previous settings, click Reset. To use the camera’s default settings, click Clear

Modify camera information

  1. Click Settings.
  2. Click the Camera settings tab
  3. Select the camera you want to modify.
  4. Make the changes and click Save.

Replace a camera

  1. In the navigation bar under Camera, click Settings.
  2. Click the Camera settings tab.
  3. Select the camera you want to replace.
  4. Add the information about the new camera and click Save.

Video Quality

Adjust video settings

Mobile clients require a stream profile. Live stream displays with lower frames per second (FPS).

  1. Click Video.
  2. Click the Camera parameter tab and select the camera you want to modify.
  3. Make your changes and click Save.

Configure the lens

  Important info: Configure the lens settings when the lens is properly installed on the camera. If the lens is not installed, a warning message appears regarding access to the Live View page.
  1. Click Video.
  2. Click the Lens settings tab and select the camera you want to modify.
  3. Make your changes.
    Note: For Lens Type, Generic Dewarp is suitable for most fisheye cameras.
  4. Click Save.

View camera status

  1. Click Status.
  2. Click the Camera status tab.

  • Connection status–Click Connect / Disconnectto change the connection status.
    IconFeatureStatus `
    Connection Status Connected
    Connection Status Disconnected
    Connection Status Connecting
    Connection Button Connected: Normal
    Connected: Over
    Connection Button Disconnected: Normal
    Disconnected: Over
  • Recording status–The camera’s recording schedule.
    IconFeatureStatus
    Recording Status No Recording
    Recording Status Always Recording – Recording
    Recording Status Always Recording – Stopped
    Recording Status Schedule Recording – Recording
    Recording Status Schedule Recording – Stopped
  • Frame rate–The camera’s frame rate.
  • Bit rate–The camera’s bit rate.
  • Estimated remaining recording time–Estimated remaining recording time. The time is determined by dividing the free capacity by the total dynamic bit rate.

View camera status details

  1. Click Status.
  2. Click the Details tab.
  Important info: If the total bit rate is red, the load placed on the NAS’s CPU is too heavy.