How do I enable ONVIF on a Hikvision camera?
Step 1: Log into the web interface of the camera
- Type in the IP address of the camera into a web browser (like Chrome or Internet Explorer)
Step 2: Go to Configuration > Network > Advanced Settings > Integration Protocol
Step 3: Check on the 'Enable ONVIF' or 'Enable Open Network Video Interface' box
Step 4: Check on the 'Enable Hikvision CGI' box
Step 5: Set 'Hikvision CGI Authentication' to 'digest/basic'
Step 6: Click on the 'add' button and create a ONVIF profile
- You can use whatever user name and password you want
- For the level:
- Media Users: have access to get the real-time streaming, get a list of device supported functions, and read configurations of device.
Operators: have access to all settings except:
Causing changes to the system configuration, such as setting network default gateway
Causing unrecoverable changes to the system, such as setting system factory default and upgrading system
Reading confidential system configuration information, such as getting system log
Administrators: have unrestricted access to all settings.
Step 7: Click on the 'Apply' button on the bottom of the screen once you are done.