Open up SADP program (download here – https://www.securitywholesalers.com.au/faqs/hikvision-sadp-tool-can-download/ SADP will give you the IP address of the recorder . You should see the IP address next to the NVR model number.
Open up an Internet browser and type in the IP address of the NVR.
Log in using username and password of the recorder.
Go to Configuration > Network > Advanced Settings > Other.
Tick “Enable Virtual Host”
Go to Configuration > System > Camera Management > Click on the blue link next to the camera you wish to log into.
Log into the camera. (same username / password as the NVR if the NVR activated the camera)
There you have it – you’re now logged into the camera and ready to perform actions on the camera.
If the above steps don’t work, please follow the steps below:
CONNECT A CABLE FROM your PC (ie. ethernet cable from your PC to your CAMERA PORT (so if you have a 4ch and 4 cameras, you’ll need to unplug 1 cam and plug in there))
Load up SADP – you should see all the IP addresses of the cams listed.
Change the PC subnet / gateway / to match that of the cams. IP should be in the same ‘network’
Network adapter / Right click on active connection / Properties / TCP/IP4 / Properties – change details here.
Enter the IP address of the CAMERA into the browser. If your settings for step3 were correct, you should be able to log in.