DSS S2/Client/Dwell Time Report

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How To Generate A Dwell Time Report In DSS Client


This article will show you how to generate a Dwell Time Report in DSS Client

The data report is formed by searching dwell time values from supported devices added to DSS that support the Dwell Time feature.


  • DSS
  • Computer connected to the same local network / network segment as the server. The default IP address of the server is
  • Dahua device that supports Dwell Time added to DSS Server

Video Instructions

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Step by Step Instructions

1. Launch and Log in to DSS Client

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2. Click Flow Analysis

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2. Hover the mouse towards the left side of the screen over the Dwell icon.jpg icon until the menu expands

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3. Devices that support the Dwell Time feature that have been added to DSS will automatically appear in the Resources tree menu

Check the box next to the device you wish to query Dwell Time data from

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4. Use the drop down boxes in the lower left of the screen to adjust search parameters

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Click Search

5. The data will be displayed in the center of the screen

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6. Hovering over the graph will give more information on the data

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7. To change the report display type use the icons to choose from Bar or Line Chart

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Line Chart Example:

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8. To export the data in PDF form click Export on the right side of the screen

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9. A window will appear asking where to save the report. Click Save

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10. A prompt will appear when export is successful

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Dwell Time Report sample export:

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