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User and Group Authority Setup for iDVR-PRO 960H / H.264 CCTV DVRs

Follow these instructions to setup a user account and manage the group authorities for iDVR-PRO 960H / H.264 DVRs from CCTV Camera Pros. You can find the 960H iDVR-PRO CCTV DVRs here.

User and Group Authority Setup Instructions

To add a new user and manage the group authorities to the iDVR-PRO 960H DVR, please follow the instructions below.

  1. First, using either the included infrared remote control or a USB mouse, press the Menu button followed by System Setup. (Shown Below)

  2. Then select the User tab followed by Management. (Shown Below)

  3. Now press the Add button in the lower right portion of the screen. Then on the Add menu, enter the new user's User ID, Password, Group (Admin, Manager and User), Email (If you wish for the user to receive email alerts. The email server must first be set up in the DVR, if you have yet to do this, please take a look at the Email Alerts Setup article.), Email Notify and Covert Channel (Block the user from viewing specified channels). Press the OK button to continue. (Shown Below)

  4. You will now see the new user appear on the User list. Press the Apply button then save the settings. (Shown Below)

  5. Now we will setup the privileges the new user will have. As you can see in the image above, the NewUser we just created is in the User group (The same settings apply to the Manager group. The Admin group will have access to everything). Go to the Group Authority tab on the left column. Then under the User column select the actions the users in the User group will have access to. Once you have selected the desired settings, press the Apply button to save the settings. (Shown Below)

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Mike Haldas

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