Configuring SharpZ3 network settings in the SharpOS 13.0 Sharp Portal - SharpZ3 | SharpOS 13.0

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You can configure the SharpZ3 to use Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) or a static IP address.

What you should know

DHCP is used by default if no option is selected.


  1. Log on to the Sharp Portal.
  2. From the Configuration menu, select the Network page.
  3. Select one of the following:
    Use DHCP
    Select this option to connect the SharpZ3 to a DHCP server, which assigns the required IP address. On a network with DHCP and DNS servers, you can connect using the SharpZ3 name (for example, SharpZ31234) rather than the IP address (for example,

    When a SharpZ3 is configured in DHCP and no DHCP server can be reached, the default fall-back IPv4 address is On a four-camera ALPR module, the second group of two cameras has a default fall-back address of

    Use static IP address
    Select this option to use a static address for the SharpZ3.
    WARNING: If your modified IP address or Subnet mask is not compatible with your current IP settings, the unit will be unreachable.
    IMPORTANT: You must use a fixed IP address if you want to stream video to the Security Center Archiver role. You can do this using a static IP address or a reserved IP address on the DHCP server.

    You can modify the following:
    • IP address
      Type the new IP address you want to assign to the SharpZ3. The default is
    • Subnet mask
      Type the new Subnet mask if applicable. The default is
    • Gateway
      Type the new Gateway if applicable. The default is
    • DNS
      Type the new DNS if applicable. The default is
  4. Click Save.