I purchased a Dahua IPC-HFW4433M-I2 camera from Amazon, along with a Netgear POE switch. I connected the POE to my router and the camera to one of the POE ports. Blue Iris doesn’t find it automatically, and I don’t know the IP address. After some digging I downloaded Dahua’s configTool, and it found the camera and the IP but it won’t initialize, it just times out. If I ping the IP address given in the config tool, it doesn’t respond. BI won’t do anything with the IP address given. I’m not very network savvy, is there another way to get to the camera and “initialize” it? What am I missing?
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