The purpose of this article is to provide a step by step guide about how to perform backup and recovery procedures of the VRM data base in the DIVAR IP 2000 EZ Recording Appliance.
Backing Up the Working Configuration:
1.To backup the working configuration of a DIVAR IP 2000 Recording Appliance, open the Appliance's "Dashboard":
2. From the Dashboard select the "Configuration" tab in the top right hand portion of your browse:
If one of DIVARs IP 5000 AIO is selected on a user profile, the Operator Client opens the site and works fine. One message is displayed when two or more DIVARs are added into the same Enterprise system.
If you already have a DIP 5000 AIO into your Enterprise system and you want to add additional units but you receive the following message, you can solve this by using the steps below:
"Server of configuration database is already in the server list. Remove either the server that is twice in the list or make sure that the configuration database is not cloned between servers."
This article will guide you how to remedy invalid expansion licenses on your Bosch Divar IP 5000 all in one. Error indication
Despite that the registration of your additional purchased licenses has been completed successfully. The licenses may become invalid after a following reboot. This behavior is caused by switching the MAC address of your teaming interface.
It only depends on the version of BVMS you have.
If you have BVMS 7.5, certain cameras with a certain FW have been tested and are supported.
If you have BVMS 8.0, certain cameras with a certain FW have been tested and are supported.
For BVMS versions of 9.0 or lower, only tested cameras must be added, otherwise we cannot support new setup.
On DIP 3000 you can only upgrade to BVMS 8.0.
The version of Windows installed on it does not support older versions of BVMS, it is not compatible.
Recommended to use BVMS 8.0, the largest version supported on that unit.
You need to make sure that those cameras are on the list of tested devices of the version you have.
Regarding the ONVIF Compatibility of the cameras, please see the following Bosch Knowledge Base article:
The following procedure describes how to restore DIVAR IP 5000 ALL-IN-ONE to the factory default image.
1. Start the unit and press F7 during the BIOS power-on-selftest.
The Recovery menu is displayed.
2. Select one of the following:
– Initial factory setup: restores to factory default image and deletes all data on the HDDs. or
– System Recovery (back to Factory Defaults): restores to factory default image; data on the HDDs will not be deleted.
Note: While the System Recovery option doesn't delete video footage stored on the data HDDs, it still replaces the complete OS (operating system) partition (including VMS settings) with a default configuration.
In order to access existing video footage after recovery, the VMS configuration needs to be exported before System Recovery and re-imported afterwards.
Notice! Do not turn off the unit during the process. This will damage the Recovery media.
3. The unit starts from the Recovery media. If the setup is successful, press OK to restart the system.
4. Windows performs the initial setup of the operating system. The unit restarts after Windows has completed the setup.
5. After the restart of the unit, the factory settings are installed.
6. After the system has reboot, the next step is to change the BVRAdmin password. The default one is WSS4Bosch.
The Divar AN 3000/5000 features the ability to ping an IP address, thus allowing the technician to verify that the workstation that is to connect to the Divar can be seen on the network.
Please note that this only checks the connection from the DIVAR to the Workstation. Ping operates by sending Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) echo request packets to the target host and waiting for an ICMP echo reply. The program reports errors, packet loss, and a statistical summary of the results.
This article will explain how to set-up the RAID quickly in order to start the "re-imaging" process from the Recovery DVD (one at DIVAR IP 6000 R2 - or two DVDs at DIVAR IP 7000 R2) enclose to each DIVAR IP 7000 R2 or DIVAR IP 6000 R2 delivery.
Relates to: IP Storage/PC HW - DIVAR IP 6000 R2 and DIVAR IP 7000 R2
Both DIVAR IP units running the BIOS from American Megatrends Inc. (A.M.I)
There are PRE BOOT or POST BOOT beeps.
Please see the following Acoustic Error Codes.
Why the Windows license key and System ID are the same on all my DIVAR IP 6000?
These units come pre-licensed from the factory and they have an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) license activated.
Please see more information about OEM on the Wikipedia link below:
According to its datasheet, all components relevant to the usage of DIVAR IP 6000 as storage array in a Bosch recording solution are pre-installed and preconfigured.
Simply connect to the network and power the unit up — DIVAR IP 6000 is ready to begin recording straight out-of-the-box.
Where can you find the ISO image for recovery of DIVAR IP 7000R2 and DIVAR IP 6000R2?
DIVAR IP 7000R2 and DIVAR IP 6000R2
DIVAR IP 6000 2U W/O HDD
DIVAR IP 6000 2U 4X3TB
DIVAR IP 6000 2U 8X3TB
DIVAR IP 6000 2U 4X4TB
DIVAR IP 6000 2U 8X4TB
DIVAR IP 6000 3U W/O HDD
DIVAR IP 6000 3U 16X3TB
DIVAR IP 6000 3U 16X4TB
DIVAR IP 7000 2U W/O HDD (R2)
DIVAR IP 7000 2U 4X3TB (R2)
DIVAR IP 7000 2U 8X3TB (R2)
DIVAR IP 7000 2U 8X3TB (R2)
DIVAR IP 7000 2U 8X4TB (R2)
DIVAR IP 7000 3U W/O HDD (R2)
DIVAR IP 7000 3U 16X3TB (R2)
4000GB HDD DIVAR IP 6000/7000
For recovery of DIVAR IP 6000 R2 or DIVAR IP 7000 R2 one should use only the DVD provided with the particular device.
Do not use the DVD for recovery if you are not sure that it is the one delivered with the system.
In case the DVD is lost or damaged request the respective ISO image from Bosch Technical Support.
Request the ISO image from Bosch Technical Support:
Provide the Serial Number of the device
What is the reason for the recovery
Why it is not possible to use the recovery DVD
This article will guide you through the recovery steps of a DIP:
TSG: Rebuild broken OS RAiD on DIVAR IP 6000, DIVAR IP 6000 R2, DIVAR IP 7000, DIVAR IP 7000 R2
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.
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.
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.