MegaRAID Storage Manager software automatically rebuilds the RAID 5 on a DIVAR IP unit without data loss. The rebuild is a fully automatic process, so it is not necessary to issue a Rebuild command. You can also monitor the progress of drive rebuilds.
Once the chassis was replaced and the drives were mounted in drive carriers, follow this step-by-step guide in order to rebuild RAID 5 on a DIVAR IP.
Under most circumstances, Bosch IP cameras require additional licenses.
If you want to use features that are covered by different licenses, you must install the appropriate licenses using the camera's installation code.
MIC IP starlight 7100i has the Camera Trainer program used to train the camera to recognize user-specified target objects, such as moving and non-moving objects, to alert operators of unusual scene activity. License is required to activate the Camera Trainer in this case.
MVC-CT-PTZ is the license needed for PTZs Camera Trainer for Intelligent Video Analytics 7.10
But where you can find the installation code needed to license a Bosch camera?
Compared to hardware, in which it is relatively easy to define an end-of-support concept based on the expected lifetime, software behaves totally different. In theory, when the environment does not change, software can still be running ten years after it has been installed. As new versions of the software are released regularly, it is important for customers to know what they can expect from Bosch Building Technologies when the software is purchased. This document describes how Bosch Building Technologies handles the life-cycle of the BVMS, BIS, AMS, and APE, and in which state a specific release can reside. Additionally this document lists the up-to-date situation for all of those software packages.
Check if your system is performing correctly!
The VRM Monitor is one of the best options to check if the system is recording correctly, providing a quick overview as well as detailed information about all the cameras and storage added to VRM.
In this article you are going to see how to access VRM Monitor from Bosch Video Management System (BVMS) Configuration Client. Furthermore, you will find here some useful information about each section on the Dashboard page.
Which Bosch encoders and decoders are compatible with BVMS?
Up until some years ago, new released cameras, encoders, domes and decoders that are introduced into market after a BVMS release could not be connected to an existing BVMS version because these cameras where not known to the BVMS. In the BVMS 4.5.1, a new concept was introduced. This concept treats Bosch video encoders and decoders as generic devices, and automatically recognizes specific device functionality (for example the number of streams, relays and inputs). Based on this information the, at that time, unknown device is added to the system and can be used by the operator. The attached document provides a detailed description of this functionality.
Motion detection is an important option in most surveillance systems. Depending on your configuration, you can determine when video is recorded (saved on the surveillance system server), when notifications are sent, when output is triggered and more.
Follow the steps below if you want configure your camera to detect motion and then send the event to the server, to start recording. This guide helps you set this option only for nights and weekends. It is important that you find the best possible motion detection settings for the camera in order to avoid unnecessary recordings or notifications.
What is the decoding performance of BVMS? How many cameras can I open on the screen before the systems is overloaded (and frames are being dropped)?
The BVMS client performance overview is attached to this article and shows, based on several workstation configurations and a specific BVMS version, how many cameras can be opened before the workstation is overloaded.
To ensure the highest customer satisfaction and replace the defective hardware faster and more smoothly, it is necessary to register each system for the specific country together with the system location.
But where and why should you register your device?
The latest suitable Image for your DIVAR IP R2 Family Device can be obtained from Bosch Central Support Team. Please provide the SN (serial number) from the DIVAR IP 6000/7000 R2 when contacting Bosch Central Support Team.
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The attached documents should help you to make the upgrade process as smooth as possible. The upgrade itself is not restricted to BVMS software only. The supported software and firmware versions can be found in the release notes of the related BVMS version.
An attachment is added to this article for each BVMS version. Currently the upgrade guides for BVMS 8.0 and 9.0 are attached to this article. From BVMS 10.0 onwards a description on how to migrate systems has been included as well.
Remote Portal is an useful tool where you can administrate, do remote configuration, remote viewing, remote maintenance and it has a very nice way of adding new features and services solution. It’s a simple way to connect a local camera to the Remote Portal and to the end user interface.
This article describes step-by-step how you can configure the Remote Portal in order to access the Bosch camera from your tablet or mobile phone via Video Security App.
Video Security App and Video Client offer advanced playback and live viewing capabilities for all video devices connected to a DIVAR IP 2000/5000. Follow these steps if you need to configure your DIVAR IP 2000/ 5000 to be accessed through the Video Security App via Bosch Remote Portal.
In order to use the software modules, the software needs to be licensed and to receive licenses for the software, the keys need to be registered online.
This article explains how to license a system that runs in full Bosch Video Management System (BVMS) mode with help of Security Systems Software License Manager tool (SLMS).