System access and passwords

Remote control Access administrator functions from the video system’s display:

Select > and enter the passcode (by default, 1234).

Browser Open a web browser and enter the IP address of the Lifesize system. Log in with administrator credentials. The default username and password are admin.

The IP address of the system appears in  on the main screen of the video system’s display.

Lifesize cloud-based service users: Select  to view the IP address.

By default, remote management of a Lifesize video system over HTTP is enabled at Preferences > Security > Enable Remote Management Over HTTP.

CAUTION: Disabling HTTP logs you out and prevents you from logging back in to the system.

SSH Log in with administrator credentials to an SSH session and enter commands to manage your Lifesize system remotely. The default username and password are admin.

For an introduction to using the API, enter help at the command prompt. You can also access more detailed documentation about the commands at https://<videoSystemIPAddress>/docs/json/

By default, remote management over SSH is enabled at Preferences > Security > Enable SSH Access.

CAUTION: Disabling SSH prevents you from managing the system remotely over SSH.

UVC Manager With UVC Manager, administrators can manage video systems across the enterprise.

Navigate to Preferences > Passwords to manage passwords:

User Access Username Default Password
Administrator Browser, SSH (command line) admin admin
Administrator Video system's display with the remote control None 1234
Support Browser, SSH support support

Passwords can be up to 16 characters in length and contain any combination of the numbers 0-9, the letters a-z and A-Z, and the symbols * (star) and # (pound). The passcode must be one to 32 characters in length and contain any combination of the numerals 0-9.

You cannot change the username.