Building a Checklist For VMS Configuration

A member asked us to build a VMS configuration checklist to help them ensure they set up all the right settings they need. Below is a vendor neutral draft checklist. Let me know what you would add or change:

  • By default, when a camera is connected does the VMS automatically start recording? If no, make sure to enable the camera for recording.
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