How do I create a Backup schedule on a DX8100 HVR to backup to a USB drive?

Issue

Adding a backup schedule.

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

DX8100 version = any

Cause

Setup and Maintenance.

Resolution

To define the time range of the data to be backed up:

  1. On the DX8100 toolbar, click the Setup button . The Setup dialog box opens to the Camera page.
     
  2. In the Setup dialog box, click the Backup button . The Backup schedule page is displayed.
     
  3. On the Backup schedule page, click Add to add a backup schedule. The Add Backup Schedule dialog box opens.

     
  4. In the Time Setting section (to set up the time schedule) do one of the following:
    1. For daily recording click Daily (if it is not selected) and do the following;
      1. Click the Time drop-down boxes, and select the time you want the backup schedule to start.
      2. Click the Backup Time Range drop-down boxes, and select the time you want the backup schedule to stop.
         
    2. For weekly recording, click Weekly (if it is not selected) and do the following:
      1. Under the Backup Start Time, click the Day drop-down-box. Select the day of the week. In this case, each day represents an individual backup schedule for that specific day and the configured time constraints.
      2. Under the Backup Start Time, click the Time drop-down boxes simultaneously select the time you want the backup schedule to start.
      3. Under the Backup Time Range, click the Day drop-down boxes. Select the day you want the backup schedule to start and the day you want the backup schedule to stop.
      4. Under the Backup Time Range, click the Time drop-down boxes. Select the time of day you want the backup schedule to start and the time you want the backup schedule to stop.
         
  5. In the Channel & Record Type section, select the channel record type as follows:
    1. Click the All or Clear button to select or clear all of the channels simultaneously, or click channels 1–32 individually to select or deselect a channel.
    2. Click the Categories drop-down box to select the type of recording. The backup schedule includes only the type of recording you have specified.
       
  6. (Optional) In the Device Selection section, map a network drive for backup by performing one of the following:
    1. Click the “Map a network drive” button. The Windows Map Network Drive dialog box opens.
      1. Specify the drive letter for the connection and to which folder you want to connect.
      2. Click Finish. The mapped drive is displayed in the Device Selection area under “Remote drives.”
    2. Click Disconnect a mapped drive” to disconnect.
       
  7. In the Device Selection section, click the check box for the device to which you want the data backed up.
     
  8. Click OK.
    The “Backup schedule” table is displayed, the newly scheduled backup time range is listed in the table, and the selection check box is marked.
     
  9. Click Apply.