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Digital Sentry RTSP URL Format

Digital Sentry supports two RTSP URL formats: one for live streams and one for playback of recorded streams.

 

Live Stream URL

The RTSP URL for live video has the following format:

rtsp://IpAddress/?deviceid=<id>

rtsp://IpAddress/?deviceid=<udn>
 
Where:
<id>: The unique camera identifier in the DS system database (section 2.3.2).
<udn>: The UDN of the camera.
 
Example:
rtsp://10.80.2.35/?deviceid=125

rtsp://10.80.2.35/?deviceid=uuid:9b25b497-c370-4989-883e-8b8a96088b05
 

Recorded Stream URL

The RTSP URL for recorded video has the following format:
 
rtsp://IpAddress/?deviceid=<id>&starttime=<utcStart>&endtime=<utcEnd>

rtsp://IpAddress/?deviceid=<udn>&starttime=<utcStart>&endtime=<utcEnd>
 
Where:
<id>: The unique camera identifier in the DS system database (section 2.3.2).
<udn>: The UDN of the camera.
<utcStart>: The desired start date & time in UTC format.
<utcEnd>: (Optional) The desired end date & time in UTC format.
 
Example:
 
rtsp://10.80.2.35/?deviceid=125&starttime=2013-08-05T17:00:00&endtime=2013-08-05T17:01:00

rtsp://10.80.2.35/?deviceid=uuid:9b25b497-c370-4989-883e-8b8a96088b05&starttime=2013-08-05T17:00:00&endtime=2013-08-05T17:01:00