How do I find out my IP address?
There are different ways to find out the IP address of the camera, and we will talk about some of them. It is worth noting that for all of these methods, the camera and the computer, from which addresses are searched, must be located in the same network (connected to the same router). Before you start searching for the camera IP address, make sure that it is connected to the power supply and the Internet (connected via PoE/Ethernet cable/WiFi). There are a few ways to find out the IP address of your camera: - for cameras with UPnP support - search using Ivideon Server; - find the address using network anti-virus scanner; - find the address in the web interface of the router.
- If your camera supports UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) and this feature is enabled, you can try finding the device via Ivideon Server. To do this, you will need to open the Ivideon Server application - right-click on "IP cameras" - select "Search IP cameras (UPnP)".
- You can use any of the free network scanner programs to search for IP addresses (for example, Advanced IP Scanner or Angry IP Scanner). Run the program, make sure that the range of addresses for search is correct and click "Scan". The application will find all devices connected to the local network. Your camera will be among them as well. Also some manufacturers provide special programs to search the network specifically for their equipment. For example, to search for Hikvision cameras in the network, you can use SADP utility, and to search for Microdigital cameras - IP Installer.
- After you connect the camera to the router using a network cable or WiFi, it should appear in the list of the connected network devices. To access the router and to learn in more detail where in the settings the list of connected devices is located, you can contact your Internet service provider or the manufacturer of the router.