If you are using the Security Center extension to send LPR data from the Sharp camera to Security Center, you must first enroll the camera in Security Center.
The easiest way to add a Sharp camera in Security Center is to configure the LPR Manager to discover the camera. If this connection method is not possible, you can add the Sharp camera manually in Security Center or in the Sharp Portal.
You can add a Sharp camera to Security Center in one of the following ways:
|Connection Method||When to use this method||Requirements|
|Configure the LPR Manager to discover the Sharp
You can configure the LPR Manager's Discovery port to find the Sharp camera on the subnet.
|This is the preferred method if the Sharp and Security Center are on the same subnet.||To use this method, you must set the same Discovery port in the LPR Manager's Properties tab and in the Sharp Portal. The Sharp camera and Security Center must be on the same subnet.|
|Manually add the
Sharp camera in
You can add the Sharp camera to the LPR Manager in Config Tool's LPR task.
|Use this method when the Sharp
camera and Security
Center are on
different subnets within the same LAN. You can use this method if the
Discovery port is not available, however the Discovery port
can be changed in Security
and in the Sharp Portal.
|To use this method, you will need to know the IP address and port for the Sharp camera. The Sharp camera and Security Center must be on the same network.|
Sharp camera from the
You can force a connection from the Sharp Portal when you select the Security Center extension and select Connect to Security Center. For assistance, contact your Genetec representative.
|Use this method if the Sharp
camera and Security
communicate across the Internet and where the network topology includes
NOTE: If the Sharp is behind a NAT, you must configure port forwarding.
|To use this method, you will need to enter the Hostname or IP address and port of the Security Center computer.|