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Enabling and Disabling Network Services

For security purposes, an administrator may need to stop one or more network services from accessing the Makito X4. From the Services page, you can enable and disable network services, including HTTP, SSH, Telnet, SNMP, RTSP, ONVIF, and Haivision EMS

On the Makito X4 Rugged, you can also enable bi-directional serial pass-through for controlling serially attached devices such as PTZ controlled cameras. Both RS-232 and RS422 are supported.


In order to optimize your encoder’s performance, it is recommended that only the required network services be enabled. Please review the network services to make sure services used for your application are enabled or disabled as appropriate.


Take care not to disable all network services; you must at least keep http (Web interface), telnet, or ssh active. Otherwise you will lose access control to the unit, and the only way to re-enable these services is by a Factory Reset (For details, see Resetting the Encoder).

To enable or disable network services:

  1. On the Administration page, click Settings on the navigation bar and Services on the sidebar. 
    The Services page opens displaying the current status of network services. The following example shows a Makito X4 with multiple network interfaces available.


    The On-Off button color indicates the service status:

    GreenService is operating.

    Service is not operating correctly, for example, telnet daemon failed to start. 


    Problems were encountered performing a service, for example, EMS failed to pair.

    Grey Service is disabled.
  2. To enable or disable a service, toggle the associated Service button to On or Off. For details, see Services Settings.
  3. (If multiple network interfaces are available) For each service, you can select the applicable interface or All
  4. To pair the encoder with Haivision-EMS, toggle the Haivision-EMS button to On and click Configure. See the following section, Pairing the Encoder with Haivision EMS.

The service(s) will be stopped or started immediately. (You do not need to click Apply). 


Network services can also be enabled/disabled using the CLI service command.

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