You can access your XProtect system from other computers using the clients. The XProtect Smart Client is used for viewing live videos on the Live tab, recorded videos on the Playback tab, and monitoring system status on the System Monitor tab. The Management Client is used for configuring and managing the system on other computers.
XProtect Management Client
Logs can be accessed from the Management Client by going to the Site Navigation pane and selecting Server Logs. Logs are used to get a detailed record of user activity, events, actions, and errors in the system.
|What is logged?
|Rules in which users have specified the Make new <log entry> action.
In each log window, you can apply filters to see log entries from, for example, a specific time span, a device, or a user.
Exporting logs helps you to, for example, save log entries beyond the log retention period. You can export logs as comma-separated values (.csv) files.
XProtect Smart Client
The XProtect Smart Client has the following tabs:
|View live video
|View recorded video
|Create advanced searches for video and metadata.
|Investigate incidents and alarms
|View system information
- The System Monitor tab displays a visual overview of the current state of your system servers, cameras, other devices, and the computer running XProtect Smart Client.
- For more information, see System Monitor tab (explained).