FAQ/P2P Troubleshoot Checklist

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P2P Enabled (Dahua Device Only)[edit]

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DHCP Enabled[edit]

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DNS 1 =[edit]

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DNS 2 =[edit]

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Ping Test:Success[edit]

SystemUI only.

1. Navigate to Main Menu -> Info -> Network -> Test

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2. Input, "" for Destination IP.

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3. Click, "Test"

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4. Repeat these steps, replace, "" with, "google.com"

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Ping Test:Results-Success[edit]

Address Status Image
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Ping Test:Results-Fail[edit]

Address Status Image Troubleshooting Tips
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  • Check network cable

Default TCP Port[edit]

  • 37777 for Dahua Device
  • 35000 for FLIR device

Confirm All of the Above, Then Reboot[edit]

Reboot the recorder or camera after confirming all the above to be true

Network Sniffer Packet Backup New GUI[edit]

This feature is available at the SystemUI only.


  • USB drive, formatted to FAT32
  • Dahua Recorder, connected to a network

Video Example[edit]


1. Insert a USB drive (FAT32 format) into the device. Most models of Dahua recorders will have a USB port on the front and rear of the unit, either can be used.

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2. From the Main Menu go to Network

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3. Click P2P

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4. Click to disable the P2P feature

Click Apply

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5. Return to the Main Menu

Click Operation

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6. Click Network

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7. Click Test

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8. Confirm the USB drive is detected, under Device Name

Click 'Refresh' if you do not see the device in the drop-down box

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9. Click 'Sniffer Packet Backup' next to the appropriate NIC card to begin the backup

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10. The icon will change once the backup has begun

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11. Return to the P2P menu

From Main Menu click Network

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12. Click P2P

Click to enable the P2P service then click Apply

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13. Return to the Main Menu

Click Operation

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14. Click the Pause button under 'Sniffer Packet Backup'

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15. Remove the USB drive from the recorder and connect it to a PC

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You should have one or several *.PCAP files. Please email these files to your Technical Support Representative for further analysis.