The External Video integration allows streaming HTTP and RTSP video streams from an external Url source.
Things to Note
At present HTTPS protocol is supported and allows certificate file paths and passwords to be specified (see configuration below). RTSPS protocol remains unsupported at this time.
Enables auto loading the processing of external video
Enables the processing of external video through External Video icon within site monitor
Disables video recording for externally provided Cameras
PrefTypeId - 328 - Disable External Video Recording
If an alarm is received and contains 'IsExternalVideo:true' any urls within the VideoUrls array will be processed within the Media Matrix.
If Using Webseal certficate for authentication
Update the DeviceWorker.exe.config with the following settings to support certificates.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> <configuration> <appSettings> <!-- File path to where the certificate is stored for external video urls requiring certificates --> <add key="CertificateFilePath" value="C:\filename.p12" /> <!-- Password for the certificate for external video urls requiring certificates --> <add key="CertificatePassword" value="yourpassword" /> </appSettings> </configuration>