Hikvision Camera Configuration

Hikvision Camera Configuration

Hikvision Camera Configuration


Version 2.0


To integrate a Hikvision camera there are a few settings that need adjustment. Please follow the steps below to configure the device so that it integrates properly with the Eagle Eye Networks system.

Disable Illegal Login Lock

  1. Log in to the Hikvision Camera.

  2. Select System>Security.

  3. Select Security Service.

  4. Deselect Enable Login Lock.

  5. Click Save.

Set up ONVIF

  1. Log in to the Hikvision Camera.

  2. Select Network>Advanced Settings.

  3. Select Integration Protocol.

  4. Select Enable Hikvision-CGI.

  5. From the Hikvision-CGI Authentication drop-down select Digest.

    • If Digest&WS-UsernameToken is available, use this instead.

  6. Select Enable ONVIF.

  7. Add a User, with the same login information as the camera, at Administrator level.

  8. Click Save.

On Screen Display

  1. Log in to the Hikvision Camera.

  2. Select Image>OSD Settings.

  3. Deselect Display Date.

  4. Click Save.

The OSD can cause motion events in the Eagle Eye system triggering recording. 

Main Stream and Sub-Stream Configuration

Main Stream

  1. Select Video/Audio>Video.

  2. From the Stream Type drop-down select Main Steam(Normal).

  3. Select the preferred Resolution.

  4. Select 12fps for the Frame Rate.

  5. Select H.264 for Video Encoding.

  6. Ensure H.264+ is OFF.

  7. Click Save.


  1. Select Video/Audio>Video.

  2. From the Stream Type drop-down select Sub-stream.

  3. Select the preferred Resolution. 

  4. Select 8fps for the Frame Rate.

  5. Select MJPEG for Video Encoding.

  6. Select Save.

Time Settings

  1. Select System>System Settings.

  2. Select Time Settings.

  3. Ensure the Time Zone is correct.

  4. Click Save.

If there are any issues selecting the Time Zone attempt to Sync with computer time.

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