Home > Canon > Camera > Canon network camera VBS905F User Manual

Canon network camera VBS905F User Manual

    Download as PDF Print this page Share this page

    Have a look at the manual Canon network camera VBS905F User Manual online for free. It’s possible to download the document as PDF or print. UserManuals.tech offer 1335 Canon manuals and user’s guides for free. Share the user manual or guide on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.

    Initial Settings
    When initial camera settings are complete, access the 
    camera with the Camera Management Tool and check if 
    video can be viewed properly.
    Access the Top Page from Camera 
    Management Tool
    You can use the Camera Management Tool to launch the 
    camera top page.
    The web browser will start and the camera top page 
     The web browser will not start when [Connection Status] for a 
    camera is [Not connectable].
     You can also launch the camera top page by entering the IP 
    address configured with the Camera Management Tool (p. 28) 
    directly into the web browser.
     If the camera top page does not launch, please refer to 
    “Troubleshooting” (p. 154)
    Top Page
    From the top page of the camera, you can navigate to the 
    Setting Page to configure various camera settings, launch 
    Admin Tools, and access Viewers to view video.(1) Language Button
    Click to switch the display language.
    (2) [Setting Page]
    Displays the Setting Page (p. 38).
    You can make initial camera settings and settings to 
    suit how the camera will be used.
    (3) [Admin Tools]
    Displays the Admin Tools top page (p. 82).
    You can launch various tools for making settings, such 
    as for using the camera, or launch a utility for 
    managing recorded video.
    (4) [Admin Viewer]
    Launches the Admin Viewer (p. 32).
    (5) [VB Viewer]
    Launches the VB Viewer (p. 32).
    „User Authentication
    When you use the Setting Page, Admin Tools or Admin 
    Viewer, an authentication screen appears, and you are 
    prompted to enter a user name and password.
    If you enter the wrong user name or password, you will not 
    be able to connect to the camera. Enter the correct user 
    name and password and connect to the camera.
    Access the Top Page of the Camera to Check Video
    1Launch the Camera Management Tool (p. 28).
    2Double-click the IPv4 address of a camera in the 
    camera list to launch its top page.
    Authentication Screen for Setting 
    PageAuthentication Screen 
    for Admin Tools/Admin 
    The factory default user name and password are:
    User Name: root
    Password: camera
    The user name “root” is the administrator account for the 
     Only administrators can connect to a camera using the Setting 
    Page and Admin Tools.
     Authorized users with camera control privileges can also 
    connect using Admin Viewer. You can set the user privileges of 
    registered users with [Access Control] > [User Authority] on 
    the Setting Page (p. 64).
     Depending on the security settings in Internet Explorer, the 
    blocked content dialog box may appear when attempting to 
    access the Setting Page, Admin Tools or the Viewers when 
    using the camera with Internet Explorer 9 or greater, or on 
    Windows Server 2008/Windows Server 2012. If this happens, 
    click [Add] to register the camera IP address as a trusted site.
    Checking Camera Video
    Check the camera video with a viewer. VB Viewer and 
    Admin Viewer are available.
    This section only explains how to launch a viewer for 
    checking video. For details on how to use each Viewer, 
    please refer to “Admin Viewer/VB Viewer” (p. 125).
    If the blocked content dialog box appears when you launch a 
    viewer, click [Add] in the dialog box to register the camera’s IP 
    address as a trusted site.
    „Viewing Video With VB Viewer
    VB Viewer allows any user with camera access to use the 
    camera. The user, however, is restricted to a limited set of 
    When you click [VB Viewer] on the top page, the VB 
    Viewer launches and displays the camera video.
    „Viewing Video With Admin Viewer
    The Admin Viewer can only be used by administrators 
    and registered users with camera control privilege. It 
    allows complete control of the camera.
    The user authentication window appears.
    The Admin Viewer launches and displays the camera 
     To ensure system security, be sure to change the 
    administrator password. Do not forget the new password.
     Restore factory default settings if you have forgotten the 
    administrator password (p. 167). Note that this will reset all 
    camera settings to factory default settings except for date 
    and time.
     If you connect to the camera using the administrator account, 
    it will not be possible to connect with administrator privileges 
    from a different computer.
     If the administrator and an authorized user share the VB 
    Viewer on the same computer, it is strongly recommended 
    that the [Remember my credentials] check box be cleared.
     The Admin Tools and the Admin Viewer cannot be used if an 
    IPv6 address is specified. Only host names are supported for 
    IPv6 connections.
    1Click [Admin Viewer] on the top page.
    2Enter a user name and password (p. 31) and click 
    							Access the Top Page of the Camera to Check Video
    Initial Settings 
    							Chapter 3
    Setting Page
    ❏Administrator Password and Network Detailed Settings
    ❏Camera Date and Time Settings
    ❏Camera Name and Initial Camera Settings Related Settings
    ❏Video Size and Quality Settings
    ❏RTP Streaming Settings
    ❏Upload and E-mail Notification Settings
    ❏Video Server, Audio Server, HTTP/FTP Server and WS-Security Settings
    ❏Settings Related to Events
    ❏Administrator Password, User Registration/Authorities and Access Restriction 
    ❏IPsec Settings
    ❏HTTP Communication Encryption (SSL/TLS) Settings
    802.1X Authentication
    ❏Memory Card Operations and Displaying Information
    ❏Settings for Items Requiring Rebooting
    ❏Maintenance (Displaying Log and Setting Information/Rebooting/Factory 
    Default Settings)
    Camera Angle     
    From the Setting Menu, you can navigate to each setting page to set various items regarding the camera. 
    Information describing what can be set from each setting page is listed as follows. See each setting page for details. 
    Administrator password, LAN, IPv4, IPv6, DNS, mDNS 
    and SNMP Settings (p. 40) 
     Date and Time
    Camera date and time, time zone and daylight saving 
    time settings (p. 44) 
    Camera name, initial camera settings, camera control, 
    day/night, installation conditions, camera position 
    control, external input device name and external output 
    device name settings (p. 46)
    Video quality, video size, and frame rate settings for the 
    video size set, JPEG and H.264, as well as on-screen 
    display settings (p. 50) 
    RTP Server, Audio Multicast and RTP Streaming 
    settings (p. 53)
    General upload and HTTP and FTP upload settings 
    and e-mail notification settings (p. 55) 
    Video server, audio server, HTTP Server, FTP Server 
    and WS-Security settings (p. 58) 
    Video record settings, volume detection, external 
    device output, external device input and timer settings 
    (p. 60)  Access Control
    Administrator Password, Authorized user account, user 
    authorities, host access restriction settings (p. 64) 
    IPsec settings (p. 66) 
    Certificate creation, administrative settings and 
    encrypted communication settings (p. 69) 
    802.1X authentication settings and authentication 
    status display (p. 71)
     Memory Card
    Memory card operations and information display 
    (p. 73)
     Reboot Item
    Setting items that require the camera to be rebooted 
    (p. 76) 
    Device information, displaying logs and current 
    settings, rebooting, restoring initial settings, backing 
    up/restoring settings and log notifications (p. 77)
     Camera Angle  
    Digital zoom settings (p. 79) 
    Link to web page customized by the user (For details, 
    contact your nearest Canon Customer Service Center.)
    Setting Menu
    Setting Menu 
    							Setting Menu
    Setting Page
    Notes on Use with Internet Explorer 8/9/10/11
    If the pop-up is blocked and an information bar appears when 
    attempting to access [View Logs] or [View Current Settings] on 
    the maintenance page, enable Pop-up by following the procedure 
    explained in the information bar.  
    The various settings of the camera are configured by accessing the camera in the web browser. First, access the top page 
    of the camera (p. 31).
    For details on entering the user name and password, see p. 31. 
    You can also access the Setting Page from the Camera Management Tool. For details, please refer to the “Camera Management Tool User 
    Setting Menu
    (1) [Admin Viewer] 
    Clicking this button opens Admin Viewer. 
    (2) [Back to top] 
    Clicking this button navigates to the top page. 
    (3)Setting Menu
    Clicking these navigates to each setting page. 
    Items Common to All Setting Pages
    „Applying New Settings
    When a setting is changed on any setting page, [Apply] 
    shown on the top right and bottom right of the setting 
    page turns from grayed-out to blue. 
    Click [Apply] to make the new setting effective. 
    Click [Clear] to restore the previous setting. 
    „Setting Changes Requiring Rebooting
    Items that require the camera to be rebooted in order to 
    change settings are flagged with an orange mark. 
    When any item accompanied by an orange mark is 
    changed, the [Apply] shown at the top right and bottom 
    right of each setting page changes to [Apply and reboot]. 
    Click [Apply and reboot] to confirm the new setting. The 
    new setting will be reflected and the camera will be 
    Click [Clear] to restore the previous setting. 
    Accessing the Setting Menu
     To ensure security, exit the web browser after completing 
    settings on the Setting page and after using Admin Viewer/
    Admin Tools. 
     If the factory default administrator password is not changed, 
    the message [The administrator password has not been 
    changed. Please change the password.] will appear in the 
    upper portion of the Setting Menu or of each Setting Page.
    To ensure security, be sure to change the administrator 
    password (the message will disappear when the password is 
    For details on changing the administrator password, please 
    refer to p. 40.
    Setting changes will be lost if you navigate to another setting 
    page without clicking [Apply] or [Apply and reboot]. Be sure to 
    click [Apply] or [Apply and reboot] to make the new settings 
    							Accessing the Setting Menu
    Setting Page
    „Returning to the Setting Menu
    Click [Settings menu] at the top right of each setting page 
    to return to the Setting Menu. 
    Click on   [Help] at the beginning of any item to display a 
    detailed explanation of that setting item. 
     Do not open multiple setting pages at one time and try to 
    change the settings of a single camera.
     Do not use the [Back] or [Forward] buttons in the web 
    browser to navigate between setting pages. The changed 
    settings may return to the original settings or unwanted 
    setting changes may be applied.  
    Administrator Password
    (1) [Password] 
    Set the administrator password. Up to eight (single-
    byte) ASCII characters (space or printable 
    characters) can be used. The factory default setting is 
    “camera”. If the Admin Viewer, Admin Tools, etc., are 
    connected, terminate the connection before changing 
    the password. 
    (2) [Confirm Password] 
    Enter the same password as above for confirmation. LAN
    (1) [LAN Interface] 
    Select [Auto], [Full Duplex] or [Half Duplex]. Normally 
    [Auto] is used. 
    (2) [Maximum Packet Size] 
    Enter the maximum transmission unit. Normally there 
    is no need to change the default setting of 1500. 
    When using ADSL, setting the maximum packet size to a slightly 
    lower value may increase sending efficiency. 
    (1) [IPv4 Address Setting Method] 
    Select [Manual] or [Auto (DHCP)] in the address 
    setting method. If [Manual] is selected, directly enter 
    the values according to the environment in which the 
    camera is used. If [Auto (DHCP)] is selected, the value 
    automatically acquired from the DHCP server will be 
    entered in [IPv4 Address], [Subnet Mask] and [IPv4 
    Default Gateway Address].
    (2) [IPv4 Address] 
    If [Manual] is specified in (1), enter a fixed IP address. 
    (3) [Subnet Mask] 
    If [Manual] is specified in (1), enter the designated 
    subnet mask values for each network. 
    Setting Administrator Password, LAN, IP Address, DNS, etc
    The following can be set here. 
     Administrator Password
    Set the administrator password. 
    Set the IP address and other items needed to 
    establish a LAN connection. 
    Set IPv4 address. 
    Set IPv6 address. 
    Set the name server address, host name and 
    DDNS registration. 
    This will configure settings for using multicast 
    Configure the necessary settings to use SNMP. 
     To ensure system security, be sure to change the 
    administrator password. If it is not changed, a message 
    prompting change of the password will appear continuously 
    in the upper portion of the Setting Menu. The message will 
    not disappear until the password is changed. Do not forget 
    the new password. 
     Press the reset switch to restore factory default settings if you 
    have forgotten the administrator password (p. 167). Note, 
    however, that this will reset all camera settings to factory 
    default settings except for date and time. 
     [Administrator Password] and [Access Control] > 
    [Administrator Password] (p. 64) are the same. If you set one 
    [Administrator Password], the setting will be reflected in the 
    other [Administrator Password].
     The camera may become inaccessible from the active web 
    browser if [LAN Interface] or [Maximum Packet Size] settings 
    are changed. Check beforehand the precautions in 
    “Important” in “[Reboot Item] Setting Items Requiring 
    Rebooting” (p. 76).
     Set [Maximum Packet Size] to 1280 or greater if using IPv6.  
    All Canon manuals Comments (0)

    Related Manuals for Canon network camera VBS905F User Manual