DSS Express

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DSS Express V7


Models Image Specifications Quick Start Guide Manual Firmware V7 Individual HDD Capacity HDD Drives EOL
DHI-DSS4004-S2 DSS4004.png
8TB 4 No


*Please note that the default username/password for DSS Express V7 during first installation will be "system / 123456", respectively.

Models Download Specifications Manual Version Number
DSS Express V7 (Standard Version)
DSS Express V7 (for Thermal Solution)


DSS Local Storage

  • 1 partition per physical HDD
  • Separate physical drives are needed for each recording function
  • HDD format recommendation is in NTFS

The following features do not currently work on V1.000.10BE000.0.R.20190813:

  • P2P on DSS4004-S2 and DSS7016-S2
  • DDNS
  • Attendance Monitoring
  • Video Intercom not on SIP 2.0 Firmware


Function DSS Express V7
IP Cameras up to 256
Local Recording No
Facial Recognition Cameras 2
ANPR Cameras 2
Access Control Controllers & Door 100/512
Intercom 128
Install Server & Client on Separate PC's? No

Name Icon DSS Pro V7 DSS Express V7
Live View DSS Express Live View.png
Playback DSS Express Device Playback.png
Emap DSS Express Emap.png
Event Center DSS Express Event Center.png
Video Wall DSS Express Device Videowall.png
Download Center DSS Express Access Download Center.png
Personnel Management DSS Express Device Personnel Management.png
Access Control DSS Express Access Control Icon.png
ANPR DSS Express ANPR.png

  • Windows based server
  • Remote access for Windows, iOS, and Android
  • DSS Mobile for Android: Link to Google Play Store
  • DSS Mobile for iOS: Link to Apple Store
  • Record download supports many formats: dav, avi, mp4, flv and asf.

User Name Password
system 123456

Port Server Function
9000 CMS Manage other server registration and signal deployment
9200 DMS Responsible to login front encoder, receive alarm, forward alarm, send alarm and send calibration command
9100 MTS Responsible to get A/V stream from front device and forward to SS, client and decoding device.
9320 SS Responsible for record storage and record search and playback
9500 ARS Responsible to auto register device listening, login and get and 9500 forward stream to MTS
9700 ASC Responsible to resolve alarm scheme into ADS and some APP
9600 ADS Response to send alarm info to different objects according to different schemes
9800 ADP Responsible for cascading of alarm business
9900 VQDS Perform video quality diagnosis, currently diagnosis options on 7016 are:video loss, high brightness, low brightness, contrast, definition, color shift
9400 PES Responsible to manage MCD
8081 PTS
5080 SIP
554 RTP

DSS Express V7 Interface

DSS Express Top Bar.png
DSS Express Live View1.png DSS Express Playback.png DSS Express Emap1.png DSS Express Event Center1.png
DSS Express Video Wall.png DSS Express Download Center.png DSS Express Personnel Management.png DSS Express Access Control.png
DSS Attendance Management Icon.png DSS Express Video Intercom.png DSS Visitor Management Icon.png DSS Alarm Controller Icon.png
DSS Express Management.png
DSS Express Device.png DSS Express User.png DSS Express Config.png DSS Express Log.png


Initial Setup

DSS Express V7 Initial Setup
Step 1 Server Install Set IP Address
Step 2 Client Install Video Intercom Initial Setup
Step 3 Add Devices via IP Address Dahua IP Camera ONVIF Dahua Recorder Access Control Dahua Decoder Video Intercom
Step 4 Add Devices via P2P Dahua IP Camera Dahua Recorder
Step 5 Remote Access Portforwarding Setup
Step 6 Playback & Backup Playback Backup via Record Playback Backup via Download Center
Step 7 Mobile Access DSS Mobile 2 DSS Mobile for VDP
Step 8 Update & Troubleshoot Failed to Delete Device Cannot Control PTZ Bad Certificate When Downloading Client