Configuring HTTPS for Arecont units - Security Center 5.7 SR3

Security Center Video Unit Configuration Guide 5.7 SR3

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Additional configuration is required on the unit's web page for Arecont units that support HTTPS connections.


  1. Open the unit's web page.
  2. Click Network > HTTPS.
  3. Add a certificate to the unit, by doing one of the following:
    1. To upload a certificate click Choose File, then click Create Certificate and save settings.
    2. To create a self-signed certificate, select the Create Self Signed Certificate checkbox and save settings.
  4. Select the Enable HTTPS checkbox and save.
  5. Reboot the unit using the reboot option in the web page.
  6. If you are using a self-signed certificate, do the following:
    1. In Config Tool, select the Archiver managing the camera and click the Extensions tab.
    2. Click the Arecont extension, then click Advanced settings.
    3. In the Advanced settings dialog box, click .
    4. In the Name column, type HttpsOptions and in the Value column, enter 12544.
    5. Click Close > Apply.
  7. If the camera was previously added to Security Center, make sure the Use HTTPS setting is selected in the Properties tab.