What is the Nx Witness Server Web Admin Interface?
The Nx Server Web Admin interface provides a simple and convenient way for System operators and administrators to view live or recorded video and configure Nx Server and System settings via a web browser.
How to access Web Admin settings
- Open the browser and enter the following address:
http://<server_ip>:<server_port>server_ip = the IP address or URL of the Nx Server you are requesting this information from.
server_port = the port your System is using (typically 7001)
- Log in to the Nx Web Client with your username and password.
Example: admin and TopSecretPassword12345
- Click the Settings tab on the top toolbar.
Note: Nx Witness supports Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, and Edge.
The interface has 5 tabbed pages accessible to operators depending on their user permissions:
- For Developers
The Settings tab contains two views: Server and System.
The Server tab allows System Owners and Administrators to view and modify settings for a Server.
- Port –The port the Server uses to communicate on the network.
- Reset Server – Reverts Server to default settings
- Detach Server from System – Detaches a Server from its existing System
- Restart – Allows remote restart of the Server application
- Change admin password – Allows reset of the System Owner password
The System tab allows System Owners and Administrators to view and modify settings for a System.
- Name – Allows renaming / modifying the System name
- Merge Systems – Initiates System Merge process
- Nx Cloud – Nx Cloud connection management (connect / disconnect)
- Traffic Encryption – Allows changing the encryption level for System traffic and video.
The View tab opens a browser-based client for viewing live/recorded video from a System.
Camera Panel (Left)
The Camera Panel in the web client allows operators to find and view live or recorded video from a System.
Camera View (after selecting a camera)
- Adaptive Video – Video streams will display in hi-res or lo-res depending on network speed. It can be manually changed. Depending on CPU trans-coding into additional resolutions is also possible.
- Camera Details – Provides details about a camera to assist developers during integration and testing:
- IP Address or URL
- Low stream
- High stream
- Link Settings: Use Temporary Key, Use Credentials, Duration, Resolution, and Playing Position.
The Settings tab contains three views: Graphs, Storage, and Log.
- Graphs – Displays a real-time graph of Server performance indicators: CPU, RAM, HDDs, and NIC.
- Storage – Displays all the connected storage paths (HDDs, NAS) for the Server.
- Log – Contains System logs used in troubleshooting/support.
The For Developers tab contains tools for developers.
- Generic Events Generator – A tool to help integrators/developers create HTTP Generic Event calls.
- Server API – The Server API - includes an API Testing Tool, API Changelog, API Documentation, and Server Settings documentation.
- Camera Details Panel – A quick explanation of how to use Camera Details.
- Video Source Integration SDK – An SDK to integrate 3rd party video and I/O devices and 3rd party NVRs/DVRs.
- Storage SDK – An SDK that allows integration of non-standard 3rd party storage mediums.
The Help tab contains links to the Support Portal, the System Calculator, and Mobile Apps.
If you have any questions related to this topic, or you want to share your experience with other community members or our team, please visit and engage in our support community or reach out to your local reseller.