Axis Communications Q7411 Camera Accessories User Manual

AXIS Q7411 Video Encoder
Access the Product
Access the Product
To install the Axis product, see the Installation Guide supplied with the product.
The product can be used with most operating systems and browsers. The recommended browsers are
Internet Explorer
with Windows
with OS X
or Firefox
with other operating systems.
See Technical Specications on page 65.
To view streaming video in Internet Explorer, allow installation of AXIS Media Control (AMC) when prompted.
The Axis product includes one (1) H.264 decoder license for viewing video streams and one (1) AAC audio license. The licenses are
automatically installed with AMC. The administrator can disable the installation of the decoders, to prevent installation of unlicensed
is also supported for viewing H.264 streams and for audio.
Access from a Browser
1. Start a web browser.
2. Enter the IP address or host name of the Axis product in the browser’s Location/Address eld.
To access the product from a Mac computer (OS X), go to Safari, click on Bonjour and select the product from the
drop-down list.
If you do not know the IP address, use AXIS IP Utility to locate the product on the network. For information about
how to discover and assign an IP address, see the document Assign an IP Address and Access the Video Stream on Axis
Support web at
To show Bonjour as a browser bookmark, go to Safari > Preferences.
3. Enter your user name and password. If this is the rst time the product is accessed, the root password must rst be
congured. For instructions, see Set the Root Password on page 11.
4. The product’s Live View page opens in your browser.
The controls and layout of the Live View page may have been customized to meet specic installation requirements and
user preferences. Consequently, some of the examples and functions featured here may differ from those displayed in
your own Live View page.
Access from the Internet
Once connected, the Axis product is accessible on your local network (LAN). To access the product from the Internet you must
congure your network router to allow incoming data trafc to the product. To do this, enable the NAT-traversal feature, which
will attempt to automatically congure the router to allow access to the product. This is enabled from Setup > System Options >
Network > TCP/IP Advanced.
For more information, see NAT traversal (port mapping) for IPv4 on page 53. See also AXIS Internet Dynamic DNS Service at