Matrix Technical Support Mailer - 53

Matrix Technical Support Mailer - 53
Configuring Backup in SATATYA DVR
Dear Friends,
This mailer provides information how to take backup from SATATYA
DVR available at different resources along with the configurations flow to run
Backup file.
 Backup is a set of copied data and it is stored for future use in case the
original data gets lost or damaged.
 Backup of critical data is kept for security and redundancy purpose.
 There are two types of Backup option available in SATATYA DVR
1. Schedule Backup
2. Manual Backup
1. Schedule Backup
a) Schedule Backup
i) Webclient
ii) VGA
b) Run Schedule
Backup File (AVS)
DVR Backup
2. Manual Backup
c) Manual Backup
i) Webclient
ii) VGA
d) Run Manual Backup
Webclient &
DVR Backup
AVI: All Media
Schedule Backup:
 SATATYA DVR provides user to take backup of recorded files at
predefined time on USB drive and FTP location.
 Schedule Backup can be taken from VGA, CVBS i.e. Local and Web
a) Configuring schedule backup :
i. Web client configuration:
1. Open DVR Web-client
 Log in to the DVR web-client as System Administrator mode.
 Go to Device configuration.
 Select Backup from Advanced Settings. Backup management window
will open.
2. Enable scheduled backup option to activate this function.
3. There are two options available for Backup:
 USB storage device
 FTP Server
 For schedule Back up user can configure any one location at a time
4. In case of USB storage device option, connect USB drive in port
available in DVR.
5. User needs to define synchronization date from which DVR will start
taking backup.
6. For FTP server option define available parameters.
 FTP server i.e. path for FTP location (e.g.
7. Specify the Login credentials like Username and Password for FTP.
8. Define Port and directory path for storage.
 For FTP, user can test the connection using Test Connection option.
8. Click on save button. It will automatically take backup on selected
location as per defined schedule. (Duration of the Day)
 In this way user can get scheduled backup through Web Client.
ii. VGA Configuration:
1. Open Menu button as shown below. This will open a new menu list.
2. Here click on advanced settings. This will open a new window.
3. From advanced settings select Backup option.
4. This will open a new window.
5. There are two options available in this location:
 USB storage device
 FTP Server
 Here configuration parameters are same as explained earlier in web client
b) How to run scheduled backup file:
 Scheduled backup file has AVS (NATIVE) type.
 These AVS files can be played in DVR Backup player.
1. To run AVS file open DVR Backup player.
 Here select folder of Backup file of provided Start and End Date.
 Now, click on Show All option. It will provide all files list.
 Select particular file from available list and select channel to view backup
 Here user can play the backup file with media options.
 This file can also be played in SATATYA DVR BACKUP
2. Manual Backup:
 SATATYA DVR offers user to take backup of recorded files manually
 Manual Backup can be taken from Web client and VGA.
c) Configuring Manual Backup :
i. Web client configuration:
1. Open DVR Webclient
 Log in to the DVR Web client as System Administrator.
 Go to Playback option and a new window will open.
 Playback window has different types of filters to select recorded files.
 Using search option user can select particular recorded file.
 In playback window select start and end date with time to view scheduled
recorded file.
 User can also select particular recorded file of particular channel using
Type and channel filter.
 Click on search option it will show entire list of recorded files.
Click on
 Select any file and click on download option.
 Using the download button as shown, user can start to download and this
downloaded file contains (.mxs) extension.
Start Download
 By default this file will be stored at location C:\MatrixDVR\Download
 Here in Download folder 00_1b_09_01_8b_0b folder will be created
where downloaded files will be stored.
 In this way user gets manual backup from web client.
ii. VGA configuration:
1. To access manual backup click on menu. It will open a new menu list.
 Select manual backup option. This will open a new window.
1. Here first select Backup option. For manual backup two options are
available: FTP and USB.
2. For USB, format option is available to format or initialize external USB
3. For Backup file two formats are available.
 NATIVE: This type of files is only meant to be played on
 AVI (Audio Video Interleave): This type of files can be played on
Windows Media Player and other players which supports .avi
4. For Manual Backup user can define search criteria in terms of Date and
Time; then different recorded files will be available in the Record list
5. Using Type filter, user can filter different types of recorded file in the
Record list grid for manual backup.
 There are five different types of search filters available:
1. All: It will provide all types of recording file.
2. COSEC: It will provide COSEC related recorded file.
3. Alarm: It will provide alarm based recorded file.
4. Manual: It will provide manually recorded file.
5. Normal: It will provide general recorded file.
 User can select any one of the given filter type to get recording file list.
6. Channel option provides selection for different channels.
 Channel option is one type of filter by which user can get recorded file of
only selected camera.
6. Click on search button and a new window will open i.e.
Recorded list grid.
 It will display recorded file list with time and date as per filter
configuration in manual backup page.
8. To take Backup of particular recorded file, select check box available
against the file name.
9. After that click on start button and system will automatically take backup
of selected file on USB device.
On VGA user can directly take complete backup of Configuration in USB
using Backup/ Restore option .
 Select Backup/Restore option from menu. It will show a new window.
 In Action bar, user will get Backup option and must click on Start button
to take Backup.
d) How to run Manual backup file:
 Manual backup files are of two type:
 NATIVE(AVS File/.MXS File)
 Manual backup from Web Client contains NATIVE (.MXS) file type.
 .MXS file can be played in DVR Web client and SATATYA CMS.
 For DVR Web client:
1. Open DVR Web-client
 Log in to the DVR web-client as System Administrator.
 Go to Playback option and new window will open.
 Select local playback file option and search file to play.
Select Local
 A new window will open to select a file.
 Click on open button so that recorded file will be automatically played on
selected channel of web client screen.
2. Click on Playback search button.
 Please Note: To play a backup file of any device in SATATYA CMS,
that device must be added in SATATYA CMS.
 Select Playback option and click on search button. It will show three
 Search local file
 Convert To AVI
 Backup Import
 Select search local file option ;a new window will open.
 Here select particular file and click on open button.
 It will automatically play the file on selected channel of SATATYA
CMS screen.
 In this way user can play .mxs File in webclient as well as in SATATYA
 Manual Backup from VGA has two types of files:
 User can get any backup file by selecting any of the file formats in
manual backup option.
 In VGA NATIV file is AVS File.
 These AVS files can be played in DVR Backup player and its
configuration is same as explained earlier in “how to run schedule
 AVI File is standard file and it can be played in any Media Player which
supports AVI extensions.
In this way, user can take different types of backup and play backup files in
different utilities.
Technical Support Team
Matrix Comsec, Vadodara, India.
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