Viewing the Apollo/Zeus DVR via Internet Explorer
For the sake of this guide, we will use the beltronics demo dvr as an example. You should adjust the
to suit your setup.
The Apollo and Zeus DVRs rely on an ActiveX applet to be
successfully installed before remote
viewing is possible. Internet Explorer will bloc
k ActiveX applets as a security precaution. The best
way to avoid this is to add the site’s address as a “Trusted Site”, and allowing trusted sites
permission to install A
ctiveX applets. To do this, follow the steps below:
Open internet Explorer
for Internet Explorer 9, click the icon of the gear in the top right
”, a new window will appear.
In this new window, click the “
” icon in the top box.
Click the “
” box below and a new window will open.
In this window, you will identify the address of the trusted site.
the box at the bottom of the window that reads “
Enter the Address of your site (
in the input field at the top of
the window and click
Back at the previous window, you will need to set the security level of your “Trusted Sites”
to low in
order to allow the ActiveX applet to install successfully.
” to undo any previous changes.
Slide the Zone Level to “
” and click
Now, when you connect to this site, Internet Explorer will not block the ActiveX
IE8 & IE9 Compatibility Issue:
There is a known issue with Internet Explorer 8 and 9’s rendering engine
(Trident 4.0+ &
causes incompatible pages to be displayed incorrectly. This is the case with the Apollo and Zeus web
service. If you are running IE8 or IE9, you will need to click the
option in the
address bar. This will render the page using IE7
’s rendering engine
and less strict
The icon should appear like this: