GV-Recording Server - Backup and Upgrade

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GV-Recording Server - Backup and Upgrade

Postby UVS_Bruce » July 18th, 2019, 6:09 am

Follow the steps below to make a backup of your GV-Recording Server software settings, upgrade to the latest version, and restore your settings.

  1. Exit out of the web interface of GV-Recording Server

  2. Go to the Windows System Tray and right click the Recording Server Service Manager > Stop Service
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  3. Right click the Recording Server Service Manager again > Backup Settings. Checkmark all 4 boxes > OK. Create a file name and choose where to save the backup file
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  4. Right click the Recording Server Service Manager again > Exit
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  5. Go to Windows Control Panel and Uninstall the current version of GV-Recording Server
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  6. Go to the GV-Recording Server installation folder (by default located at C:\Program Files(x86)\RecordingServer and delete this folder (If you are uncomfortable deleting this folder, you may rename it to something else. After the new version installs, a new RecordingServer folder will be created)
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  7. Download and Install the latest version of GV-Recording Server by clicking the button in the Download column on our website (http://www.geovision.com.tw/us/download ... g%20Server)

  8. After installing, run the Recording Server Service Manager
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  9. Go to Windows System Tray and right click the Recording Server Service Manager icon > Restore Settings (if this is grayed out, Stop Service first). Select your previously created backup file to restore your settings.
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  10. Right click the Recording Server Service Manager and choose Start Service.
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After completing these steps, the upgrade is complete. You may open the web interface of the GV-Recording Server to make sure all settings carried over and recording status is still active.
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