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DSS/V8/DSS Express/Instruction/Add Device

Add device to DSS Express V8


This guide will show how to add Dahua device to DSS Express Software.


  • DSS Express V8 Server and Client
  • Dahua Device connected to the network

Step by Step Instructions

1.Login to DSS Express Client and then go to Configuration menu.

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2. Click on Device.

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4. Click on Add.

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5. Select the adding mode and then enter device information. In this example, we are using IP address mode. For P2P and Auto-register, it must be setup first from recorder or IP Camera. Click Add.

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5. Enter Device Name and select Device Type. Click OK.

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6. Your device is now added to DSS.

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Tips: In the event that your device added but can't see any cameras added to the software, please follow this following steps.

1. Click on the Edit button on your device.

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2. Go to Video Channels. And then click on Get Info.

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3. The software will refresh the connection to the device and retrieve the camera channels that added to recorder. Once populated, click OK.

DSS Express V8 Device Video Channel.jpg