Media Gateway configuration tabs - Security Center 5.7

Security Center Administrator Guide 5.7

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You configure the Media Gateway role from the Video task in Security Center Config Tool.

Media Gateway - Properties tab

Click the Properties tab to configure the start multicast address and the RTSP port for the Media Gateway, and you can enable secure communication between the role and the RTSP client applications.
Start multicast address
Start multicast address and port number. In multicast, all video sources are streamed to different multicast addresses while using the same port number, because multicast switches and routers use the destination IP address to make their routing decisions. Similarly, the Media Gateway assigns that same port number to all streaming cameras, starting with the specified IP address, and incrementing the IP address by 1 for every new camera it encounters.
Listening port
Incoming TCP command port used by the Media Gateway.
User authentication
Enables authentication between the Media Gateway and RTSP client applications.
IMPORTANT: The cameras that an RTSP client application can view in the system depend on the user account the client uses to log on to Security Center. Assign a password to each user account added to the list, preferably a different password than the one used in Security Center.
Use the default web ports of the server
By default, the Media Gateway communicates with devices and the Web Client over HTTPS port 443 and HTTP port 80. These ports are defined on the server that hosts the Web Client Server role. If your IT policy requires different ports, or there is some sort of conflict, you can change the ports. Set Use the default web ports of the server to OFF, then change the HTTP port and secure HTTP port settings.
IMPORTANT: If you have an unsigned (invalid) SSL certificate and end-users will monitor video in Web Client using Mozilla Firefox or Microsoft Edge browsers, make sure that the ports set on the Media Gateway match the ports on the Web Client Server.
Web address
Define the suffix of the URL used by the Web Client Server role to connect to the Media Gateway. The default is media. The format of the URL is host:port/web address; where host is the IP address or computer host name of the server that hosts the Media Gateway, port is HTTP port 80 (default) or HTTPS port 443 (default), and web address is media (default).

Media Gateway - Resources tab

Click the Resources tab to configure the servers assigned to this role. The Media Gateway role does not require a database.
Servers hosting this role.