Rebooting IP cameras remotely

Hikvision

Complete Hikvision API documentation is available here.

To reboot remotely a Hikvision IP camera, all one needs to do is ‘PUT’ /System/reboot:

curl -X PUT --user {USERNAME}:{PASSWORD} http://{CAMERA_IP}/System/reboot

Dahua

Complete Dahua API documentation is available here.

To reboot remotely a Hikvision IP camera, all one needs to do is 'GET' /cgi-bin/magicBox.cgi?action=reboot:

curl --user {USERNAME}:{PASSWORD} http://{CAMERA_IP}/cgi-bin/magicBox.cgi?action=reboot

4 thoughts on “Rebooting IP cameras remotely

    1. iamroot Post author

      I haven’t looked into it, but most likely yes, as they changed a lot of things in new firmware.

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  1. Bob

    Thank you, Sergei, for providing the curl command to reboot a Hikvision camera! Worked perfectly and was able to bring a client’s camera back online from half a continent away.

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