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Ocularis Security Camera Software

Installation instructions for the Ocularis security camera software

Information

We have a new client for viewing video from our security camera system.  Ocularis is a client replacement for NetGuard and will allow you to perform all of the current functions of NetGuard in a more modern interface.  In addition Ocularis supports additional features which will be implemented over time.

Below are the instructions for installing or upgrading the Ocularis client.

Step 1

Step 1

Enter http://cctvmgr.oc.edu in your web browser.  Once the page loads, click Basic System.

Step 2

Step 2

Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Ocularis Client.  Choose Yes to continue.

Step 3

Step 3

Unless you have had Ocularis installed previously, Choose New.  If your browser displays a message about allowing popups from cctvmgr.oc.edu, please allow them.

Step 4

Step 4

If the web browser displays a message asking to either save or run the file, select Save.

Step 5

Step 5

Once the file has downloaded, Click Run if your browser has that option.  Otherwise, browse to the location where the file was saved and then double-click it to begin the install.

Step 6

Step 6

If you received a User Account Control message, click Yes.

Step 7

Step 7

If a previous version of Ocularis is installed, you will receive the message above.  Click Yes to remove the older version and install this current version.

Step 7a

Step 7a

Click Yes to remove the old Ocularis version and install the new version.

Step 7b

Step 7b

Click Yes to keep the Ocularis preferences from the previous version.

Step 7c

Step 7c

Click OK when the removal of the previous Ocularis version is complete.

Step 8

Step 8

If you receive a message about the Ocularis Compatibility Test, click Yes.

Step 9

Step 9

Click Next

Step 10

Step 10

Select I accept the terms in the license agreement and the click Next.

Step 11

Step 11

Click Next

Step 12

Step 12

Select the preferred language and then click Next.

Step 13

Step 13

Click Next.  Please wait while Ocularis is installed.

Step 14

Step 14

Click Finish

Step 15

Step 15

Double click the Ocularis Client icon on the desktop to open the program.  If the icon is not on the desktop, it can be found on the Start Menu under OnSSI -> Ocularis Client.

Step 16

Step 16

When the Ocularis Client login window appears, select Current Windows User under in the drop down menu in the User Name box.  This will log you in to the security camera system using the same username and password that is logged into Windows.  Enter cctvmgr for the server name and then click Login.

Step 17

Step 17

When you hover your mouse over the upper left side of the menu bar, the menu options will appear.  Click on Views to see the different views which are available to you.  While viewing a camera, click on Browse to view the recorded view from that camera.

Step 18

Step 18

Once you are logged in, the book icon with the question mark is a link to the pdf documentation on the Ocularis client.  This document should help answer any questions you might have with using the Ocularis client.

The icon just to the left of the help icon will prompt to either log out of the client or to close the application.  The icon to the right of the help icon will minimize Ocularis.

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    Kathy Fuller

    Under step 18, the authentication should be Windows.

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