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  GeoVision GV-Failover Server is a video backup server that records up to 128 IP streams from host GV-Systems

GeoVision GV-Failover Server


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GV-Failover Server is a video backup server that records up to 128 IP streams from hosts GV-Systems when any of the following conditions occur: (1) when the host GV-System starts up without monitoring; (2) when file recycling fails; (3) when there is an error in the hard drive; (4) when there is an error with the Failover Plugin program.

  • Record up to 128 IP channels simultaneously
  • Support round-the-clock recording
  • Video playback using Remote ViewLog
  • Support for remote configuration and monitoring of GV-Failover Server using Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari
  • Support 6 third-party IP device brands (Arecont Vision, Axis, HikVision, Panasonic, Sony, VIVOTEK)
  • Support for ONVIF, PSIA and RTSP protocols
  • Support for 31 languages

Note: The GV-Failover Server does not support backup of analog cameras.

Minimum System Requirements

Servers meeting the following minimum system requirements have the capacity to receive up to 128 channels.

OS 64-bit Windows 7 / Server 2008 R2
CPU Core i5 750, 2.67 GHz
Memory 6 GB Dual Channels
Hard Disk 1 GB (for installation)
  • Internet Explorer 8.0.7600.16385
  • Internet Explorer 9.00.7930.16406
  • Firefox 3.6.13
  • Google Chrome 9.0.597.94
  • Safari
  • LAN Gigabit Ethernet X 1
    Hardware Internal or external GV-USB Dongle
    Note: Optionally purchase an internal dongle which provides the hardware watchdog function by starting Windows when the system crashes.
    Recommended Hardware Requirements

    The recommended hard disk requirements for 24 hours of recording are detailed below.

    Resolution Frame rate Codec Max. Channel per HDD and Required HDD Capacity HDD capacity required for recording 128 ch for 24 hr Recommended HDD Requirements
    1.3 M 30 fps H.264 / MPEG4 32 ch / 2.5 TB 10 TB 3 TB 7200RPM HDD x 4 (SATA3)
    JPEG 8 ch / 2.7 TB 43.2 TB 3 TB 7200RPM HDD x 16 (SATA3)
    2.0 M 30 fps H.264 21 ch / 2.2 TB 13.5 TB 3 TB 7200RPM HDD x 7 (SATA3)
    JPEG 5 ch / 2.5 TB 64 TB 3 TB 7200RPM HDD x 26 (SATA3)
    3.0 M 20 fps H.264 32 ch / 3 TB 12 TB 3 TB 7200RPM HDD x 4 (SATA3)
    JPEG 4 ch / 2 TB 64 TB 3 TB 7200RPM HDD x 32 (SATA3)
    Network Requirements

    For optimal performance and processing efficiency, it is advisable to use two Gigabit connections, each assigned with 64 channels and run through separate network. The suggested deployment of Gigabit connections for recording is illustrated below.

    Feature Device
    Client GV-System V8.5.3 or later
    Dongle Up to 128 IP channels
    3rd Party IP Cameras Support Yes
    Recording Mode Records when:
    1. host GV-System is connected but not recording.
    2. recycling of video files fails at host GV-System.
    3. an error occurs in the hard drive at host GV-System.
    4. an error occurs with the Failover Plugin program.
    Live Viewing No
    Playback using Remote ViewLog Yes (Remote ViewLog V8.5.3 or later)
    Via web page Yes
    Recycle Threshold for Video Files Yes
    Event Log Yes
    Recycling days & threshold for Event Logs Yes
    S/W & H/W Watchdog Yes
    E-mail Notification Yes (camera connection loss, removal of USB protection key, recycling of recorded video, start keep days operation, disk full, disk error, removal of hard disk, recording failure)
    Number of User Accounts Up to 1000 accounts
    Support for Internet / LAN Yes
    Mobile Phone Support No
    Bandwidth Control No
    IE Event Query Yes
    IE I/O Control No
    Language on Web Interface Arabic / Bulgarian / Czech / Danish / Dutch / English / Finland / French / German / Greek / Hebrew / Hungarian / Indonesian / Italian / Japanese / Lithuanian / Norwegian / Persian / Polish / Portuguese / Romanian / Russian / Serbian / Simplified Chinese / Slovakian / Slovenian / Spanish / Sweden / Thai / Traditional Chinese / Turkish
    IMPORTANT: The GV-Redundant Server and GV-Recording Server can not be run in one PC at the same time.

    Note: Specifications are subject to change without notice.

    IP Camera Support List
    The following camera brands and models have been tested for compatibility with GV-Failover Server. Note that GV-Failover Server V1.0 only supports IP devices with V8.5.3 or earlier versions listed under the GV S/W column in the support list.
    GeoVision Arecont Vision AXIS HikVision
    Panasonic Sony VIVOTEK  
    Compatible Standard and Protocol
    GV-Failover Server also allows for integration with all other IP video devices compatible with ONVIF (V2.0), PSIA (V1.1) standards, or RTSP protocol.

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