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Password protect the ADC-CSVR126 local interface

The user can set up a password that must be entered to interact with the Commercial Stream Video Recorder (CSVR) local user interface.

To set a password for the ADC-CSVR126 local interface:

Note: The primary login for the account will be sent an email notification whenever the password is changed.

  1. Log into the Alarm.com customer website.
  2. Click Video.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Using the Video Device dropdown menu, select the CSVR.
  5. Click Local Display.
  6. In Local Device Password, enter the desired password.
  7. In Password Protection, click to select Enabled.
  8. In Password, enter a password (the password must be 8-16 characters long and contain at least one letter and one number).
    • Click icn-visible.svg to show the password temporarily.

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    • Click icn-invisible.svg to hide the password again.

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  9. Click Save.

Log in using the local interface

Using a connected mouse:
  1. Right-click anywhere on the screen.
  2. Click the Password field.
  3. Use the virtual keyboard to enter the password.

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  4. Click Log in.
  5. To exit the login screen without entering a password, right-click.
Using the ADC-CSVR126's navigation buttons:
  1. Press [Menu].
  2. Press and release the down button until the Password field is highlighted.
  3. Press the center button.
  4. Use the virtual keyboard to enter the password.

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  5. Press [Esc].
  6. Press the down button.
  7. With Continue highlighted, press the center button.
  8. To exit the login screen without entering a password, press [Esc] until the live video reappears.
Local interface too many login attempts

When the user submits an incorrect password more than five times in a row, the local interface is locked for 60 seconds. Once the 60-second timer expires, the interface is unlocked and the user can attempt to enter the password another five times.

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To disable the password for the ADC-CSVR126 local interface:

Important: The currently configured password is always required after the ADC-CSVR126 loses its connection to the Internet or power.

  1. Log into the Alarm.com customer website.
  2. Click Video.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Using the Video Device dropdown menu, select the CSVR.
  5. Click Local Display.
  6. In Local Device Password, enter the desired password.
  7. In Password Protection, click to select Disabled

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