Camera Troubleshoot/Change IP Cameras IP Address

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How to Modify IP Address of IP Camera / Change IP Camera that is stuck on "192.168.1.108"

Description

This guide will show how to initialize a Dahua IP Camera and modify the IP Address

Prerequisites

  • Windows Computer to use Config tool
  • Wired or wireless connection to the router or switch
  • Powered IP camera, connected to the network

Video Instructions

Step by Step Instructions

How To Initialize Camera

Preparing the Computer

The computer should be assigned an IP that is set to the same subnet as the default IP the device will be at. Most Dahua devices will default to the IP address 192.168.1.108

1. Launch ConfigTool

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2. Uninitialized devices will appear in the list at their default IP 192.168.1.108

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3. To initialize the camera:

  • Check the box next to the device in the list
  • Click Initialize

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4. The Device initialization window will appear

Devices on the network that have not been initialized will appear in this window

Check the box next to the device then click Initialize

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5. Continue with device initialization:

  • Create a password for the device by entering it twice in the Password fields
  • Enter an email address, which is used for password reset

Click Next

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6. Select the options for 'Easy4ip' and 'Auto-check for updates' as desired then click OK

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7. Device initialization will begin to process

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8. A message will confirm a successful initialization.

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Click Finish

How To Change IP Address

1. From the 'Modify IP' section of ConfigTool

Click 'Search setting' at the top of the page

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2. Enter the username/password for the device (created in the previous guide)

Then click OK

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3. The device will appear in the list.

To change the IP address for the device:

  • Check the box next to the device
  • Click Modify IP

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4. The Modify IP Address window will appear

Change the IP as desired, entering all information

  • Mode: Static or DHCP
  • Start IP: IP of device
  • Subnet Mask: Subnet mask for network
  • Gateway: Gateway for network

Then click OK

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5. A green check mark next to the device in the list will confirm a successful IP change

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6. Click the Refresh button

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7. The device will appear in the list with the updated IP information

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