IP Security Camera Tag

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Introduction

The IP Security Camera Tag Camera Tag Icon provides a communication channel to an IP Security Camera.

Configuration Properties

The IP Security Camera Tag supports the properties of the Core Tag plus these properties:

Property Type Version Description
Host WSTRING 3.89 The network address of the IP Security Camera. This can be any of the following:
  • An IP Address. For example: 192.168.1.15
  • A node name. For example: FRONTCAMERA
  • A fully qualified domain name. For example: frontcamera.example.com
Port WSTRING 3.89 The TCP Port number used by the camera. The default value for PortNumber is 80.
UserName WSTRING 3.89 The username Fernhill SCADA uses to access the IP Security Camera.
Password WSTRING 3.89 The password Fernhill SCADA uses to access the IP Security Camera.
WSSUsernameToken BOOL 4.1 Whether security credentials are sent using a WSS-UsernameToken. Set WSSUsernameToken to True for legacy devices that do not support Digest Authentication.
CommCheckInterval TIME 3.89 The interval between each communication check with the camera device. See Interval and Offset for information on how Intervals and Offsets define the time of activities.
CommCheckOffset TIME 3.89 The offset added to the CommCheckInterval to get the actual time of the communication check. See Interval and Offset for information on how Intervals and Offsets define the time of activities.

WSSUsernameToken Property

The ONVIF specification requires IP Cameras to support Digest Authentication (RFC 2617).

However, some legacy cameras support only authentication using a WSS-UsernameToken.

To connect to legacy cameras that only support authentication using a WSS-UsernameToken, set WSSUsernameToken to True.

Data Properties

The IP Security Camera Tag supports the data properties of the Core Tag plus these properties:

Property Type Description
State UINT The status code of the IP Security Camera Tag.
StateDescription STRING[64] A string describing the current status of the IP Security Camera Tag.
ErrorMessage STRING[256] Any error message reported by the driver.
FailedRequest STRING[256] A description of the request sent to the camera that returned an error.
Manufacturer STRING[64] The manufacturer of the camera.
Model STRING[64] The model name of the camera.
FirmwareVersion STRING[64] The firmware version of the camera.
Profiles STRING[256] The list of media profiles supported by the camera.
CommCheckTimer TimerStatus The status of the communication check timer.

Tag Commands

The IP Security Camera Tag does not support any tag commands.

Relationships to Other Tag Types

The IP Security Camera Tag builds on the features of these tag types:

Further Information

Security Camera Driver

To learn how to configure Fernhill SCADA to work with IP Security Cameras.

Glossary

For the meaning of terms used in Fernhill SCADA.