How do I use QNAP QVR Pro for surveillance on my NAS?

How to Use QNAP QVR Pro for Surveillance on Your NAS


QNAP QVR Pro is a powerful surveillance solution that allows you to easily monitor and manage security cameras connected to your QNAP NAS. With QVR Pro, you can create a professional surveillance system with advanced features such as video analytics, remote access, and event management. This guide will walk you through the steps of setting up and using QVR Pro for surveillance on your NAS.


Before getting started, ensure that you meet the following requirements:

  • A QNAP NAS that supports QVR Pro
  • Compatible security cameras
  • Network connectivity for your NAS and cameras

Step 1: Installation

1. Log in to your QNAP NAS and open the App Center.
2. Search for "QVR Pro" and click "Install" to begin the installation process.
3. Wait for the installation to complete.

Step 2: Camera Setup

1. Connect your security cameras to your QNAP NAS following the manufacturer's instructions.
2. Open the QVR Pro application and click on the "Camera" tab.
3. Click "Add Camera" and follow the on-screen instructions to add your cameras to QVR Pro.

Step 3: Configuration

1. Go to the "Settings" tab in QVR Pro and configure the desired settings for your surveillance system.
2. Set up recording schedules, motion detection, and video analytics options.
3. Customize notifications, alerts, and event management settings.

Step 4: Remote Access

1. Enable remote access for QVR Pro by going to the "Settings" tab and selecting "Remote Access."
2. Set up port forwarding on your router to allow access to the QVR Pro web interface from outside your local network.
3. Install the QVR Pro Client application on your smartphone or computer to access your surveillance system remotely.

Step 5: Monitoring and Management

1. Open the QVR Pro Client application on your device.
2. Log in using your QNAP NAS credentials.
3. You can now view live feeds from your cameras, playback recorded videos, and manage your surveillance system.


By following these steps, you can successfully use QNAP QVR Pro for surveillance on your NAS. With its comprehensive features and user-friendly interface, QVR Pro provides an effective solution for monitoring and managing your security cameras. Keep in mind that the specific steps may vary depending on your NAS model and camera setup, so refer to the QVR Pro documentation for detailed instructions.

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