Configuring HTTPS for Vivotek units - Security Center 5.7 SR3

Security Center Video Unit Configuration Guide 5.7 SR3

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Security Center 5.7 SR3
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Additional configuration is required on the unit's web page for Vivotek units that support HTTPS connections.


  1. Open the unit's web page.
  2. Click Configuration > Security > HTTPS.
  3. Under Certificates you must ensure that a valid certificate is installed.
  4. Select the certificate you just installed or created.
  5. Under Setup > Network > Streaming protocols, configure Authentication to use digest and click Save.
  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 Vivotek 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 the following:
      • For the Archiver to accept self-signed certificates, enter 256.
    5. Click Close > Apply.
  7. If the camera was previously added to Security Center, delete it.
  8. From the Config Tool home page, open the Video task and click Add an entity ().
  9. In the Manual add dialog box, complete the necessary settings to add the camera. Make sure the Use HTTPS setting is ON, then click Add.
    NOTE: HTTPS is only available for the 8000/9000 Series (All other models).