SENECA XNVR QuicK start Guide

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SENECA XNVR QUICK START GUIDE
XNVR150
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CONTENTS OF Seneca XNVR150 PACKAGE
Quantity
Item
DEFAULT LOG IN INFORMATION
1
xNVR150 Storage Server
1
Power Cords (Dependent on power supply included)
1
Bezel with Keys
1
DVI to VGA Adapter Cable (As needed)
1
Analog BNC Fan Out Cable (Only for units with capture card)
Username: Administrator
Password: P@ssw0rd
Note: This user has administrative privileges.
USB 3
USB 2
USB 4
Serial
Do Not Use
Port 0
Port 3
 iSCSI/NAS Ports 
USB 1
 Graphics Card 
IPMI
DVI-I
PS/2
 Optional Analog Capture Card 
Power Supply
Option
Port 2
HDMI
Viewing and
Camera Management
LAN
LAN
Port 1
Main Back Panel Connections
I/O Port Connection
Port Usage
I/O Port Connection
Port Usage
NIC Port 0
Camera LAN
VGA, HDMI or DVI Port
Video Display
NIC Port 1
Viewing and Management LANs
iSCSI/NAS Port 2 (Optional)
Network Storage
USB Port 1
Mouse
iSCSI/NAS Port 3 (Optional)
Network Storage
USB Port 2
Keyboard
NOTE: For BIOS set-up use HDMI or DVI. Only one monitor can be connected
for BIOS set-up.
USB Port 3
USB Port 4
When the PCIe based graphics card is provided, DO NOT use the capped VGA connector for monitor connection.
DEFAULT 1GbE FIXED IP ADDRESSES
Port
Default Label
IP Address
Mask
Gateway
NIC 0*
Camera LAN
192.168.1.253
255.255.255.0
192.168.1.1
NIC 1*
Viewing and Management
192.168.1.252
255.255.255.0
192.168.1.1
2 iSCSI/NAS**
iSCSI/NAS 1
10.0.10.254
255.255.255.0
3 iSCSI/NAS**
iSCSI/NAS 2
10.0.10.253
255.255.255.0
*Fixed non-routable addresses are recommended for Port 0 and Port 1 if DHCP server is not in network
**This is optional; iSCSI non-routable fixed IP addresses and isolated network is a practical requirement.
BASE CONFIGURATION NOTES
• RAID Set(s) and associated spares configured per purchase order.
• Operating system installed on drive C:
• Video should be stored on Drives D: and higher
Software Guidance is on the back page
XNVR150QS-V3.0.0117
*XNVR150QS-V3.0*
XNVR150QS-V3.0
Warning: Power on self test takes several minutes until boots process.
Server Installation
Hardware mounting, AC cabling, signal
cable connection
1. Before starting the Seneca xNVR150 server the following must be done: Mount and cable hardware. This includes any storage
used external to the xNVR appliance.
xManage server configuration
when required
2. Map and record any changes to be made to factory default settings.
• (i.e. username, password, IP adress, iSCSI address, etc)
Remote management, switch, camera
and viewing LAN configuration
3. Connect a keyboard, mouse, and monitor to the server.
4. Referencing manual or Microsoft documentation, make desired additions and changes.
Client station and
viewing configuration
Inability to access appliance or settings could require complete OS and data installation. ALWAYS document
configuration changes.
Video Management Software Installation
WARNING:
Time between installation screens may take up to five (5) minutes for OS and VMS.
Many VMS’s default to Drive C: during setup as the receptacle for video storage.
It is strongly suggested to use drive letters D: and higher to contain video data.
1. After initial startup and configuration, the system is ready to install the Video Management Software (VMS).
• Select the VMS Installer Icon on the OS desktop
2. Once the VMS Installer is open install the necessary prerequisites, which are listed on the Seneca VMS Installer window
3. Select the VMS followed by the VMS Server or Client application. (This process will take several minutes to load).
• If the VMS is unlisted, go to the manufacturer’s website for installation reference
4. Test to verify the VMS application is working
5. OPTIONAL: Select the Uninstall Seneca VMS Installer to reclaim the space on the OS drive (NOTE: This will not remove the VMS installed, ONLY the installer).
IP Camera Pre-Installation Preparation
1. Select IP camera address range and camera group settings
2. Have advanced network and switch configuration requirements on hand (i.e.
port segregation supporting IP SAN traffic, multi-switch settings, POE settings, etc.)
3. Be aware of special operating system requirements such as the following:
• Drive letter designation for camera video stream storage (DO NOT USE
DRIVE C)—we are partial to X.
xConnect Software Overview
xConnect is a software package that gives health status on the system (including
cameras), pushes out notifications to the xConnect Monitor, and can send email
alerts once properly configured.
1. Click on this icon to access the xConnect Management Software
2. Default Log In Information
Username: admin@xconnect
Password: P@ssw0rd
xConnect
• IP address selection for different NIC ports, management port and
connections, RAID
IP Camera Installation
1. Connect camera switch 1GbE ports to Port 0
2. Connect and document camera to switch and switch port number
3. Using the camera manufacturer’s or VMS software, configure the IP address
for the cameras
Seneca XNVR SUPPORT
Seneca customer care group stands ready to assist with any hardware and operating system assistance.
Contact Seneca Digital Security and Surveillance Support:
Normal Business Hours
800.227.3432 option 5
The xConnect Monitor is a desktop application that can run anywhere on the local
network. It shows the health status of the four key areas of the xConnect Management
Software. Please go to support.senecadata.com to download the software from
the module on the landing page.
Additional Help
A full user guide is available within the xConnect Software under the “Help” tab
Available Monday–Friday 8am–6pm EST
NOTE: All Video Management Software (VMS) and IP Camera support questions
should be directed to the VMS and Camera manufacturers.
First level of data protection and integrity begins
with AC power protection.
Please consult your Seneca Account Manager for
properly sized, uninterruptable power supply (UPS).
NOTE: Please reference manual for more detailed configuration information.