Video Surveillance

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

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Written by Ethan Cuttler, Dominic Komarek, Franklin Pham and 15 others
Configuration and Setup

Adding a Camera to your Command account

To activate your Verkada camera in Command, enter its serial number or scan its QR code
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Camera Info and Settings

View and edit your camera's name, location, site and other settings in Command
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Changing a Camera's Orientation

Rotate and flip your camera's feed to match the installation angle
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Using Focus and Optical Zoom

Optical Zoom and Focus on D30, D50, CD51, CD61, CB51, and CB61
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Using Sites and Sub-Sites

Sites and Sub-Sites divide your cameras into groups to manage permissions
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Change location of camera

Instructions on changing the map placement of a camera
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Camera Stats

Check motion, online status, and bandwidth consumption with Camera Stats
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Cameras Page Overview

An overview of viewing camera details from the Cameras page
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Find a Camera's MAC Address

Find your camera's MAC address in Command
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Deleting or Resetting a Camera

Instructions for deleting or factory resetting a camera
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Restarting a Camera

How to restart a camera via Command
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Camera Firmware Updates

Your Verkada security camera updates its firmware automatically
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Written by Ethan Cuttler
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Offline Mode in Command

Using Offline Mode in a web browser
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Offline Mode for Apple TV

Instructions on using Offline Mode with Apple TV
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Advanced Installation

Naming Cameras in your Organization

Best practices for naming cameras in a large deployment
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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 Morgan Harris
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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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Using 802.1X with Verkada cameras

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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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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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Powering a Verkada camera over coax

PoC (Power Over Coax)
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Using Verkada over fiber

With a media-converter, Verkada cameras can be connected over great distances using fiber-optic links
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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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Connecting a Verkada camera via a wireless bridge/point-to-point connection

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Mobile Camera Deployment On-the-go

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Written by Michael Umlauf
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