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Dahua SmartPSS

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2.03.0 by Gafaba.com
(0 Reviews) May 25, 2024

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2.03.0
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May 25, 2024
Developer
Gafaba.com
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Windows
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# Dahua SmartPSS User Manual


## Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. System Requirements

3. Installation

4. Getting Started

   - Initial Setup

   - User Interface Overview

5. Device Management

   - Adding Devices

   - Configuring Devices

6. Live View

   - Viewing Live Streams

   - Layout Customization

7. Playback

   - Searching Recorded Footage

   - Exporting Videos

8. Alarm Management

   - Setting Up Alarms

   - Alarm Notifications

9. E-Map

   - Creating an E-Map

   - Managing E-Map Icons

10. User and Role Management

    - Adding Users

    - Setting Permissions

11. System Settings

    - General Settings

    - Backup and Restore

12. Troubleshooting

13. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

14. Glossary

15. Support and Contact Information


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## 1. Introduction


Welcome to the Dahua SmartPSS User Manual. SmartPSS (Smart Professional Surveillance System) is a powerful software designed for managing Dahua surveillance devices. This guide will help you install, configure, and utilize the features of SmartPSS to enhance your security system.


## 2. System Requirements


To ensure optimal performance, your system should meet the following requirements:


- **Operating System**: Windows 7/8/10, macOS 10.12 or later

- **CPU**: Intel Core i3 or higher

- **RAM**: 4GB or more

- **Storage**: Minimum 20GB free space

- **Display**: 1024x768 resolution or higher

- **Network**: Ethernet connection recommended


## 3. Installation


### Windows Installation

1. Download the SmartPSS setup file from the Dahua website.

2. Run the setup file and follow the on-screen instructions.

3. Select the installation directory and click "Install."

4. Once installed, click "Finish" to launch SmartPSS.


### macOS Installation

1. Download the SmartPSS .dmg file from the Dahua website.

2. Open the .dmg file and drag the SmartPSS icon to the Applications folder.

3. Open SmartPSS from the Applications folder.


## 4. Getting Started


### Initial Setup

1. Launch SmartPSS.

2. Create a new admin account with a secure password.

3. Log in using the admin credentials.


### User Interface Overview

- **Home Screen**: Access various modules like Live View, Playback, and Device Management.

- **Navigation Bar**: Quickly switch between different functions.

- **Status Bar**: View system status and notifications.


## 5. Device Management


### Adding Devices

1. Go to "Device Manager."

2. Click "Add" and select the device type (e.g., IP Camera, NVR).

3. Enter the device details such as IP address, port, username, and password.

4. Click "Save" to add the device.


### Configuring Devices

1. Select the device from the list.

2. Click "Modify" to adjust settings such as resolution, frame rate, and network configuration.

3. Click "Save" to apply changes.


## 6. Live View


### Viewing Live Streams

1. Navigate to the "Live View" section.

2. Drag and drop cameras from the device list to the viewing grid.

3. Use the controls to adjust the view, switch cameras, and take snapshots.


### Layout Customization

1. Click on the "Layout" button.

2. Choose from predefined layouts or create a custom layout.

3. Save your layout for future use.


## 7. Playback


### Searching Recorded Footage

1. Go to the "Playback" section.

2. Select the device and the time range for the footage you want to review.

3. Use the timeline and playback controls to navigate through recordings.


### Exporting Videos

1. In the Playback section, mark the start and end points of the desired footage.

2. Click "Export" and choose the format and destination for the video file.

3. Click "Save" to begin exporting.


## 8. Alarm Management


### Setting Up Alarms

1. Navigate to "Alarm Manager."

2. Click "Add" to create a new alarm.

3. Configure the alarm parameters, such as type (motion detection, sensor), schedule, and linked devices.

4. Click "Save" to activate the alarm.


### Alarm Notifications

1. Go to "Notification Settings."

2. Choose how you want to receive alerts (e.g., email, SMS, push notifications).

3. Enter the necessary contact details and save your settings.


## 9. E-Map


### Creating an E-Map

1. Access the "E-Map" section.

2. Upload a map image (e.g., floor plan).

3. Drag and drop device icons onto the map to indicate their locations.


### Managing E-Map Icons

1. Click on an icon to edit its properties.

2. Move icons around the map as needed.

3. Save the E-Map layout.


## 10. User and Role Management


### Adding Users

1. Go to "User Management."

2. Click "Add User" and fill in the user details.

3. Assign a role (e.g., Admin, Operator) and set permissions.

4. Click "Save" to add the user.


### Setting Permissions

1. In "Role Management," select a role to edit.

2. Adjust the permissions for each module and function.

3. Click "Save" to apply changes.


## 11. System Settings


### General Settings

1. Navigate to "System Settings."

2. Adjust settings such as time zone, language, and display options.

3. Click "Save" to apply changes.


### Backup and Restore

1. In "System Settings," go to "Backup & Restore."

2. Click "Backup" to create a backup of your configuration.

3. To restore, click "Restore" and select a backup file.


## 12. Troubleshooting


### Common Issues and Solutions

- **Cannot connect to device**: Check network settings and device credentials.

- **No video feed**: Ensure the camera is powered and connected correctly.

- **Playback issues**: Verify the recording schedule and storage settings.


## 13. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


**Q: How do I reset my password?**

A: Go to "User Management," select the user, and click "Reset Password."


**Q: Can I access SmartPSS remotely?**

A: Yes, through port forwarding and using the SmartPSS mobile app or web client.


## 14. Glossary


- **NVR**: Network Video Recorder

- **IP Camera**: Internet Protocol Camera

- **E-Map**: Electronic Map


## 15. Support and Contact Information


For further assistance, please contact Dahua support:


- **Website**: [www.dahuasecurity.com](http://www.dahuasecurity.com)

- **Email**: support@dahuatech.com

- **Phone**: +1-800-123-4567


Thank you for choosing Dahua SmartPSS. We hope this manual helps you effectively manage your security system.


 PROS

 CONS

  • Easy to set up and configure devices
  • Supports up 256 devices
  • Alarm set up
  • Real-time footage preview
  • Rugged interface
  • Requires NVR tool to define passwords


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