Video Surveillance

Verkada's hybrid cloud video surveillance solution makes managing enterprise security effortless and infinitely scalable .

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103 articles in this collection
Written by Ethan Cuttler, Casey Keller, Eden Taitt and 14 others
Hardware Installation, Hardware Specifications and Maintenance

Camera Ratings - IK and IP

Standards-based ratings regarding resistance to impact and environmental conditions
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Written by Joel Kelley
Updated over a week ago

Installation of your Verkada cameras

Read here for installation tips, mounting accessories and Verkada setup guides
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Preventing water damage to outdoor cameras

Instructions to waterproof outdoor cameras
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Cleaning Your Verkada Camera Domes

Instructions for cleaning your camera domes
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Written by William Minch
Updated over a week ago

Mounting a Verkada CM41 / D40 Camera

Information on wall mounting the Verkada CM41 / D40 Camera
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Written by William Minch
Updated over a week ago

Mounting a Verkada CB Camera

Information on wall mounting a CB Bullet Line Verkada Camera
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Written by William Minch
Updated over a week ago

Camera Status LED

Verkada cameras have a status LED to let you know what's happening at a glance
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Bandwidth consumption & uplink requirements for video

Since Verkada cameras record video locally, they don't consume as much bandwidth as typical IP camera systems
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Camera warranty

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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Network Port Speeds

Verkada product NIC speeds
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Written by Jake White
Updated over a week ago

Installing the Verkada D80 using the Arm Mount (ACC-MNT-2) and Pendant Cap (ACC-MNT-1)

This article provides instructions on how to install the Verkada D80 using the Arm Mount (ACC-MNT-2) and Pendant Cap (ACC-MNT-1)
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Written by William Minch
Updated over a week ago

Installing the D50 using the Arm Mount (ACC-MNT-2) and Pendant Cap (ACC-MNT-1)

This article provides instructions on how to install the D50 using the Arm Mount (ACC-MNT-2) and Pendant Cap (ACC-MNT-1)
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Outdoor Camera Specifications

Verkada's outdoor cameras are equipped with additional components to withstand extreme conditions
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Written by Ethan Cuttler
Updated over a week ago

Verkada Cameras PTZ functionality

Pan, tilt, and zoom functionality on Verkada cameras
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Written by Ethan Cuttler
Updated over a week ago
Configuration and Setup

Configuring License Plate Recognition

This guide goes over how to configure the LPR feature on the bullet series cameras.
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Wide Dynamic Range

How and when to enable WDR on your camera
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Written by Weston Reed
Updated over a week ago

Naming a Camera

Naming your camera in Command
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Written by Donald Fairweather
Updated over a week ago

Adding a device to your Command account

To activate your Verkada camera in Command, enter its serial number or scan its QR code
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Camera Info and Settings

View and edit your camera's name, location, site and other settings in Command
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Privacy Zones

Privacy Zones allow you to block out part of the cameras field of view
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated this week

Navigating the Verkada Command Mobile App

Guide to understanding both icons and functionality for the Command video app
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Changing a Camera's Orientation

Rotate and flip your camera's feed to match the installation angle or if its upside down
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Using Focus and Optical Zoom

Optical Zoom and Focus on D30, D50, CD51, CD61, CB51, and CB61
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Written by Donald Fairweather
Updated over a week ago

Using Sites and Sub-Sites

Sites and Sub-Sites divide your cameras into groups to manage permissions
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Written by Gary Lee
Updated over a week ago

Change the location of the camera

Instructions on changing the map placement of a camera
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Camera Stats

Check motion, online status, and bandwidth consumption with Camera Stats
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Devices Page Overview

An overview of the devices details from the devices page
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Find a Camera's MAC Address

Find your camera's MAC address in Command
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Written by William Minch
Updated over a week ago

Deleting or Resetting a Camera

Instructions for deleting or factory resetting a camera
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Restarting a Camera

How to restart a camera via Command
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Camera Firmware Updates

Your Verkada security camera updates its firmware automatically
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Offline Mode in Command

Using Offline Mode in a web browser
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Written by Aaron Bishop
Updated over a week ago

Offline Mode for Apple TV

Instructions on using Offline Mode with Apple TV
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

D80 Fisheye Mode

This article describes how to set the desired Verkada D80 fisheye mode.
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Written by William Minch
Updated over a week ago

Install D50 and D80 using an L-Shaped Bracket (ACC-MNT-3)

This article provides instruction on how to install both a D50 and a D80 camera on our wall mounted L-Shaped bracket (ACC-MNT-3)
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Written by William Minch
Updated over a week ago
Historical Playback

Viewing Recorded History

Viewing historical footage was developed with simplicity in mind and allows for granular control
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Written by Madison Hind
Updated over a week ago

Multi-Camera Playback

View historical footage from multiple cameras at the same time
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Archiving Recorded Footage

Command makes it easy to archive recorded footage to share and download
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Written by Gary Lee
Updated over a week ago

Face Blur for Archives

Archives now support the ability to blur faces upon creation
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Written by John Shultz
Updated over a week ago

Taking Screenshots

Instructions for taking screenshots of live camera feeds and historical video
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Written by Reese Daniel
Updated over a week ago

Cloud Backup

Instructions on enabling cloud backup
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Viewing History in Standard Definition

Playing back SD history
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Written by William Minch
Updated over a week ago

Timelapse feature

Using the built in timelapse feature
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Enable and listen to audio

Steps to enable audio so you can record sound
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Common Storage Questions

Each Verkada camera comes equipped with solid-state storage, eliminating the need for NVRs and DVRs
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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Shortcuts for Scrubbing Through Historical Footage

This article describes a few shortcuts to make scrubbing through historical footage easier.
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Written by William Minch
Updated over a week ago
Advanced Installation

Using ZScaler with Verkada

Deploying Verkada cameras when leveraging Zscaler
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Written by Luke Smith
Updated over a week ago

Naming Cameras in your Organization

Best practices for naming cameras in a large deployment
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Written by Michael Umlauf
Updated over a week ago

Using External Infrared (IR) Illuminators with Verkada Cameras

Extend your low-light imaging capabilities by utilizing additional IR illumination
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Written by Reese Daniel
Updated over a week ago

Verkada Cameras with SSL Decryption

Verkada Cameras cannot operate with SSL decryption, but you can create a URL category for Verkada domains to be whitelisted
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Written by Casey Keller
Updated over a week ago

Using 802.1X with Verkada cameras

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Written by Eden Taitt
Updated over a week ago

Using a Verkada Camera on a Cradlepoint Connection

For deployments that don't have a wired ISP connection available, a Cradlepoint can be used to get a Verkada camera online
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Written by Reese Daniel
Updated over a week ago

Powering a Verkada Camera with a Solar Panel

For deployments that don't have a dedicated power source available, a solar panel can be used to power a Verkada camera
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Written by Reese Daniel
Updated over a week ago

Powering a Verkada Camera Over Coax

PoC (Power over Coax)
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Written by Reese Daniel
Updated over a week ago

Using Verkada over Fiber

With a media converter, Verkada cameras can be connected over great distances using fiber-optic links
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Written by Reese Daniel
Updated over a week ago

Connecting a Verkada Camera Using a WiFi Bridge

When your Verkada camera is within range of an existing WiFi network, a WiFi bridge can provide the camera wireless network access
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Written by Reese Daniel
Updated over a week ago

Connecting a Verkada Camera via a Wireless Bridge/Point-to-Point Connection

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Written by Reese Daniel
Updated over a week ago

Mobile Camera Deployment On-the-go

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Written by John Shultz
Updated over a week ago