I don't see anything wrong with keeping the graphics card unless it causes you problems.
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This is why you don't buy cheap Chinese crap cameras....
Make sure its not an onvif authentication issue.
Setting-->General-->DATE&TIME --> Check NTP and put in server info
You should also check out freenas
There is an ftp tab where you can use an ftp server to save files. Its definitely possible
EDIT: Dahua Wiki: NVR/Recording Setup/NAS Recording...
If you want to be completely minimalist, use the rtsp urls and put them into VLC
There are 64 channel dvrs.
Again, DO NOT DO THIS you will waste your money and it won't work, also how far away are the cameras, USB has a...
Did you try changing the DST adjustment settings in the camera?
Like @Mike said use the BI app.
Ive never use NTP but a quick search gives me: NIST Internet Time Service
Your not the first person to have this problem: DS-2CD2332-I time issues
Put in an NTP server for your time zone. Refer to the thread I posted above.
Well you need a VMS. Do you need to save video? If so you need a VMS like Blue Iris. If not just use SmartPss. For analog cameras you need a dvr....
Again, this is a problem that happens with China hacked cameras. Can you change the ntp server?
Probably best to stick with ip cameras. If you want to go really cheap use analog cameras US $6.62 |Yalxg Home Security Analog Surveillance CCTV...
The DSS server is like PC-NVR you can run the client on the server.
With Dahua DMSS is pretty good also tinycam though ive never used it. Why not just use the Blue Iris mobile app?
Some of the hacked Chinese cameras don't let you change the time zone. Try adding an ntp server.
Setting NTP on an NVR and seperate Cameras
You have to put in you public ip into the app. What's My IP Address? Networking Tools & More
Probably best to avoid port forwarding and to use a vpn. Unless you have a static ip it will cause you problems too.
Use DSS express its a newer version of SmartPSS and has its own mobile app. I got it through a member on the forum though I think you can get it...
Is it onvif compatible?
You have to use a program as I believe this feature is not built into windows. See Windows 10: Assigning Application to Specific Desktop
Amcrest just uses a rebranded DMSS app from Dahua. I use a dahua nvr with dmss and a vpn and works really well. They made the pro version free for...
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Setup IVS on the individual cameras, not the NVR.
Your not going to get tech support or warranty from Dahua. However, if you buy from @EMPIRETECANDY you will get a warranty and you can use this...
Theres other cameras that have multiple cameras in them from dahua: https://www.dahuasecurity.com/products/productDetail/26777
Are you able to ping the camera's ips from your computer?
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