Ocularis for Windows

Ocularis is the software used to view campus security cameras.

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

This program is only available for certain users due to licensing agreements. If you do not have access and believe you should have access to this program, please contact Support Central.

Locate Ocularis Software

Step 1
  1. Navigate to in your web browser.  
  2. Click the Download button next to the Ocularis Client

Download Software

Launch Download

Locate  and launch the downloaded .exe file

User Account Control

If prompted for User Account Control, select Yes.

Uninstall Old Version

If the installer detects that an older version is installed, click Yes to uninstall the old version

Confirm Uninstall

Click Yes to confirm the uninstall of the old version.

Keep Settings

Click Yes to keep your previous settings.

Uninstall Complete

Press OK when the uninstall is complete.

Client Setup Wizard

Click Next to begin the Client Setup Wizard

License Agreement

  1. Click the radio button to accept the license agreement
  2. Select Next

Install Location

Click Next to accept the installation location.

Begin Installation

Click Next to begin the installation.

Setup Complete

Once the software has finished installing, you will see the Setup Wizard Complete window.  Press Finish to complete the installation.

Open Ocularis

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.

Log In

Step 16
  1. Enter cctvmgr for the server name
  2. In the Authentication field, select Current Windows User. This will fill in the Username field and will log you in to the security camera system using the same username and password that is logged into Windows.
  3. Click the Remember Login checkbox.
  4. Click Login


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.

Help Center

Step 18
  • Once you are logged in, the 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.


You have successfully downloaded and installed Ocularis.

Contact Support Central

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    Kathy Fuller

    Under step 18, the authentication should be Windows.

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