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myDW: Signing Up

myDW®:  Signing Up


Affected Roles:  Administrator, Owner

Related Digital Watchdog VMS Apps:  DW Spectrum

Complexity:  Low

Software Version:  DW Spectrum IPVMS v4.0 or higher

Last Edit:  December 18, 2020


myDW® Cloud Management Services

The myDW® platform integrates the Digital Watchdog (DW) security solution suite onto a single platform for seamless real-time system management. This management service allows instant access to online DW surveillance systems using a web browser to manage users, receive alerts, and to monitor the status of your DW systems.

This article will outline how to sign up for a new myDW® account.

Note:  The myDW® platform is currently in beta.

Supported/Affected Devices:

  • DW Spectrum® IPVMS Servers
  • DW Blackjack® Series
  • VMAX® IP Plus Series
  • VMAX® A1 Plus Series

Supported Web Browsers

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Internet Explorer
  • Safari

System Requirements

Registering Your myDW® Account

To create a myDW® account:

  1. Open a supported web browser and visit
  1. If this is your first time accessing myDW, click on Not yet a member.

  1. In the resulting form, enter your desired Username, E-Mail Address, and Password.  Be sure to enter the Password again in the Password Confirm box.

Once the form has been completed, please click the Register button.

Note:  If you would like to receive newsletter emails from Digital Watchdog, enable the Subscribe to email newsletters checkbox before clicking the Register button.

  1. The myDW platform will send a verification email to the entered email address.  Access your email account and click the Verify Email Address button to proceed.

If the entered email is incorrect, you may reenter the email address, then click the Change Email button.

If the entered email is correct, but the information was not received, you may click the Resend button to prompt another verification email.

  1. After verifying your email, your default browser will open and display the myDW Home Page for your account.

Once you have connected your myDW account with your CCTV devices, the Home Page will display a status overview of your connected sites.

To learn how to add sites to your myDW account, check out myDW Site Management.

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