Bosch VMS version 1.x, 2.x and 3.x
After more than 2147483647 events are written to the Logbook, overflow exceptions occur. After the first occurence of an overflow exception, Bosch VMS will stop writing events to the Logbook. In case of an overflow exception, the following message appears in the alarm list of the Operator Client:
The tool BVMS Logbook Health Checker should be used for preventing or fixing Logbook overflow exceptions. The tool should be installed by the Bosch Support group. Functionality of the BVMS Logbook Health Checker
The BVMS Logbook Health Checker checks the Logbook database for potential IDENTITY overflows on all database tables. If an overflow situation already occurred, or the occurrence of an IDENTITY overflow is imminent, the BVMS Logbook Health Checker corrects all affected IDENTITY values.
The Logbook health check begins one hour after starting the BVMS Logbook Health Checker service and is repeated every night at 00:00 a.m.
Installation of the BVMS Logbook Health Checker 1. Log on as local administrator to the Bosch VMS Central Server computer. 2. No part of Bosch VMS must be stopped or shut down. Especially the SQL-Server with the Logbook database must be running and the Logbook must be up. 3. Start the "BVMS Logbook Health Checker.msi" setup. Important hint: On Windows 7 computers, the setup must be started as administrator. The installation starts with the „Preparing to install“ dialog. After a short time the „welcome“ screen appears. Click "Next >" to proceed. If the BVMS Logbook Health Checker is installed on a Bosch VMS bigger or equal to version 2.3.0, the system-configured connection string is displayed readonly. Click "Next >" to proceed. If the BVMS Logbook Health Checker is installed on a Bosch VMS smaller than version 2.3.0, a default Logbook connection string is displayed. The Logbook connection string can be changed to reflect the system recommendation. In most cases, the default connection string should be correct and there is no need to change it. Click "Next >" to proceed. The next dialog prepares the Logbook connection string test. Click next to proceed. If the test result is that the Logbook database is up-to-date, then the following dialog will appear. In this case there is no need to install BVMS Logbook Health Checker. Click "Cancel". If the Logbook must be installed, the following dialog apears. Click "Next >". Accept the license agreement and click "Next >". In the next dialog, click "Install" to install the BVMS Logbook Health Checker. After accepting install, the progress dialog is shown. After the installation the last dialog is displayed. Click "Finish".
Deinstallation of the BVMS Logbook Health Checker
On the Bosch VMS system where the BVMS Logbook Health Checker is installed, start Control Panel > Add or remove Programs. There should be a BVMS Logbook Health Checker entry. Click "Change" to remove the BVMS Logbook Health Checker. If the setup determines that the service is needed, a warning message will be displayed. Notes
After installing the BVMS Logbook Health Checker, the Logbook database will be checked and corrected one hour after the first start. If the Bosch VMS was upgraded to version 184.108.40.206, there is no need to leave BVMS Logbook Health Checker installed on the system, so deinstall this tool.
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Possible causes and solution(s)
Bosch Recording Station (BRS) version 8.9 and later
The UDP tunneling cannot be configured on BRS.
Network cards are grayed out.
Under certain circumstances BRS NetLimiter may become not registered. The network cards are not shown in Configuration > Security and Network > Network settings.
In that case, register BRS NetLimiter manually: 1. Close BRS application 2. Control Panel > System and Security > Administrative Tools > Services > Bosch Networking Service a) Set "Startup Type" to "disabled" b) Stop service c) In a console window with administrative rights, enter "C:\Program Files\Bosch\Recording Station\NetLimiterServer" /service d) Set "Startup Type" to "Automatic" e) Start service 3. Start BRS application
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Why does Divar 700 change the settings of 2nd stream, even though only 1st stream is configured in the DVR?
DVR 700 series
Divar 700 uses the concept where it assumes to be the (master) device to have control over the cameras and their streams.
Stream 1 is always set to profile 1
Stream 2 is always set to profile 2 Only one command is sent from DVR to set both stream 1&2
So please configure profile 2 in the wanted way to be used with stream 2.
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Why there is NO sound from a loudspeaker connected to a VIPXD SPK port?
VIPXD (Audio Version)
The RTC_AUDIO_LOUDSPEAKER_ON_OFF flag is not activated. This flag can be set manually by using this CGI command: http://160.10.x.x/rcp.xml?command=0x09be&type=F_FLAG&payload=1&direction=WRITE&num=1 Replace 160.10.x.x by your VIPXD IP address.
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