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    ‎06-10-2021 09:32 AM
    Short intro and related topics: This article will review the settings required to configure Windows as a NTP time server. Note: If you are running VRM and have the Time Server enabled, you must disable the Time Server before performing the following. Article requirements: Windows Server 2016/ Windows 10
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    ‎06-10-2021 09:14 AM
    Find below Gmail SMTP settings which you have to set in your EMAIL screen of DIVAR Menu. SMTP Server address: smtp.gmail.com Username: Your Gmail e-mail adress Password: Your Gmail password Port (TLS😞 587 Port (SSL😞 465 TLS / SSL required: Yes TLS : Transport Layer Security         SSL: Secure Sockets Layer What happens if you do not select either one? If neither SSL nor TLS is used , then the communication line can easily become a party line for eavesdroppers, all data transmitted between DIVAR and e-mail account for anyone to see.
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    ‎05-25-2021 10:11 AM
    In Cloud-based Services, different 'Actions' can be configured for automatic processing as well as manual action for the operators (Alarm Agents). There are 2 different options how an action is processed: An 'Automatic Action' is processed automatically when the related Service Scenario is performed. An 'Intervention Action' is executed manually by an operator from the Cloud-based Service Operator Interface. This note shows available actions in Cloud-based Services and provides a step by step instruction to configure these actions.   Step-by-step guide   1. Send e-mail "Send e-mail" sends an e-mail notification to the configured recipient(s). The action can be used as manual action for the operators (Intervention Action). The content of the alarm email can be configured to the customer's needs.   To configure a "Send e-mail" action, perform the following steps: 1. Open Cloud-based Services Configuration website (/config), log in as Integrator or Config Agent. 2. Enter the related Account. 3. Click tab 'Actions'. 4. Click '+' button to add an action. 5. Give the action a descriptive name and select 'Email'. 6. Type recipients, CC's, mail subject and message. Use the pull down to enter environment variables to the e-mail text. 7. Click 'Create'. 8. Add the action to a Service Scenario for processing.   2. Execute PTZ Command "Execute PTZ Command" starts an auxiliary command on a Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) camera. The action can be used for automatic processing (Automatic Action) as well as manual action for the operators (Intervention Action). Note the available auxiliary commands in the camera’s manual. To configure an "Execute PTZ Command" action, perform the following steps: 1. Open Cloud-based Services Configuration website (/config), log in as Integrator or Config Agent. 2. Enter the related Account. 3. Click tab 'Actions'. 4. Click '+' button to add an action. 5. Give the action a descriptive name and select 'Execute PTZ Command'. 6. Select PTZ camera, select auxiliary command and type the command No. 7. Click 'Create'. 8. Add the action to a Service Scenario for processing   3. Go to PTZ Preposition "Go to PTZ Preposition" moves a Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) camera to a preposition. The action can be used for automatic processing (Automatic Action) as well as manual action for the operators (Intervention Action). The prepositions (shots) need to be configured via the Device Page upfront. To configure a "Go to PTZ Preposition" action, perform the following steps: 1. Open Cloud-based Services Configuration website (/config), log in as Integrator or Config Agent. 2. Enter the related Account. 3. Click tab 'Actions'. 4. Click '+' button to add an action. 5. Give the action a descriptive name and select 'Go to PTZ preposition'. 6. Select PTZ camera and type the preposition No. 7. Click 'Create'. 8. Add the action to a Service Scenario for processing.   4. Play Audio on Device "Play Audio on Device" replays an audio file directly from the device's loudspeaker. The action is intended to perform standard audio interventions without the need for the operator (alarm agent) to talk. "Play Audio on Device" can be used for automatic processing (Automatic Action) as well as manual action for the operators (Intervention Action). Audio files need to be prepared and installed by CBS development. If you want to use your own audio files, please get in contact with technical support. To configure a "Play Audio on Device" action, perform the following steps: 1. Open Cloud-based Services Configuration website (/config), log in as Integrator or Config Agent. 2. Enter the related Account. 3. Click tab 'Actions'. 4. Click '+' button to add an Action. 5. Give the Action a descriptive name and select 'Play audio on device'. 6. Select the audio device and select the audio file. 7. Click 'Create'. 8. Add the action to a Service Scenario for processing.   5. Switch Relay "Switch Relay" switches a relay of one or more IP devices. The action can be used for automatic processing (Automatic Action) as well as manual action for the operators (Intervention Action). To configure a "Switch Relay" action, perform the following steps: 1. Open Cloud-based Services Configuration website (/config), log in as Integrator or Config Agent. 2. Enter the related Account 3. Click tab 'Actions'. 4. Click '+' button to add an action. 5. Give the action a descriptive name and select 'Relay'. 6. Select activation mode and select one or more relays to switch. 7. Click 'Create'. 8. Add the action to a Service Scenario for processing.   6. Notify Monitoring Center and Log Event Both action types "Notify Monitoring Center" and "Log Event" are obsolete and can not be used in a Service Scenario.  See also: How to add a user to Remote Alert service in Remote Portal?
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    ‎05-13-2021 03:39 PM
    Related Products: BVMS / MVS / VSDK Overview: On request from development to provide a dump file from MVS system please follow the steps in the solution section.   Step-by-step guide   Reproduce the issue Download the Microsoft debugger procdump (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/dd996900.aspx). The procdump tool is also attaced to the article :How To create BVMS memory dump?  When application is crashing, do not click any buttons on the appeared error window that will change the program state. Run the procdump.exe from the directory where you copied the tool with following command line (Start - cmd): procdump.exe –ma <name of the programm exe> <dump file name>.dmp   In the case of MVS you need to do that for all 4 MVS services: - Bosch.MVS.SourceProvider.BVMS.Service.exe - Bosch.MVS.DataStorage.Service.exe - Bosch.MVS.SourceProvider.MobileCamera.Service.exe - Bosch.MVS.Transcoder.Service.exe
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    ‎05-12-2021 10:34 AM
    The Windows Storage Server operating system of DIVAR IP all-in-one 7000 is installed on a two SSD drives in redundant (mirrored) configuration. Health status of the mirrored OS drives can be monitored using a tool called Virtual RAID on CPU (formerly known as Rapid Storage Technology). Installation and configuration steps are described below. Step-by-step guide   1. Installation: Download the setup from here Copy the content to a USB drive When the BVMS default screen is shown, press CTRL + ALT + DEL Hold down the SHIFT key while clicking Log off Log in as BVRAdmin Transfer the IATA_CD.exe from the USB drive to the BVRAdmin desktop Double click the IATA_CD.exe executable Follow the installation procedure as shown in the screen shots     2. Email notification: Note: The E-mail notification feature is based on SMTP access without authentication. It is strongly suggested to use this functionality only with a dedicated server in the local network, which is specifically configured for this purpose and doesn’t handle any critical data.
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    ‎04-05-2021 04:37 PM
    This article provides an overview of Operator Client (BVMS 10.0.1) for most used functionality for security operators and incidental users.
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    ‎04-05-2021 04:24 PM
    This article provides you the way you can set the VIDEOJET decoder 8000/ 7000 (VJD-8000/ VJD-7513) to factory default. Article requirements: VIDEOJET decoder 8000/ 7000 Keyboard monitor
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    ‎04-05-2021 04:14 PM
    This article helps you to solve the situation where the "No Config" error message appears when you try to authenticate in Operator Client. This error can be persistent, no matter what central server you attempt to login to and no matter what user account or credentials you are trying to use. This means that you have a corrupt cache .dat file on your system. Follow the steps from this article if you attempt to login into BVMS Operator Client and encounter the message below and you want to fix it: "Please enter your credentials... No config..."
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    ‎04-05-2021 12:13 PM
    When working with previous versions of BVMS, remote connectivity was cumbersome due to the amount of port mapping that needed to be configured. BVMS 7.5 provides a new method of remote connectivity utilizing Secure Shell (SSH) Tunnelling. SSH Tunnelling constructs an encrypted tunnel established by an SSH protocol/socket connection. This encrypted tunnel can provide transport to both encrypted and un-encrypted traffic. The Bosch SSH implementation also utilizes Omni-Path protocol, which is a high performance low latency communications protocol developed by Intel. Key management The BVMS SSH service generates a private and public key when it is started for the first time. Both keys are saved in an encrypted file. When the BVMS SSH service restarts this file is detected and the private key is read.   Step-by-step guide   1.Configuration   A. Installation There is little to no configuration required for this feature to function. The SSH Service must be installed and running. If deploying a BVMS Pro system, insure the SSH Service is part of the installation process. Recording Appliances that ship with BVMS 7.5 should have the service pre-installed. Check your “Services”. If the service has not been installed, the install package can be run from the BVMS 7.5 downloadable install package. If working with a DIVAR IP Recording Appliance, the appliance “Installer Package” must be used.   B. Port mapping entry The primary configuration step is to configure one (1) port forwarding for the BVMS Central Server to utilize port 5322 for both internal and external connections. This is the only port mapping entry that needs to be made for the entire system. The image below shows a sample configuration.   2. Operation   A. Login with the Operator Client After the basic configuration is done, logging in via Operator Client is very intuitive: From the log menu, select the “Connection” drop down menu, then Select <New…> You will be prompted to enter an IP address or DNS host name. You will also notice a cheat guide below the entry menu that will assist with address entry. Addressing must be in the following format: ssh://IP or servername:5322. In the example we used: ssh://49.49.49.49:5322. After entering a properly formatted address, enter a valid user name and password. SSH users MUST have a password associated with their BVMS account. User accounts without a password cannot log in utilizing an SSH Connection.   B. Verification After connection is established via an SSH Tunnel, all communications between the BVMS Server (192.168.1.19) and a remote client (49.49.49.48) are encrypted. Below is a Wireshark Capture taken from the BVMS Server after a connection is established. C. Changing the SSH port Locate the SSH service configuration file in "C:\Program Files\Bosch\BVMS\bin" Open the configuration file and find the section below. Edit the value of the BvmsSshServicePort (the port should be unused) and restart the system.
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    ‎04-05-2021 12:06 PM
    This article explains how to set an Unconfigured Bad Drive to Unconfigured Good on a DIVAR IP 6000/ 7000. This step is required if the new drive is not listed under Unconfigured Drives. A possible reason for the Unconfigured Bad status is when a device that has not been removed properly is reconnected to the controller.
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