On the DVR5100 Utility disc, what is the difference between Import/Export configuration and Backup/Restore database?

Issue

On the DVR5100 recovery disc, what is the difference between Import/Export configuration and Backup/Restore database?

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

  • DVR5100 Series hybrid video recorder (HVR)
  • DVR5100 recovery disc

Cause

The recovery process provide the options to Import/Export or Back/Restore.

Resolution

Import/Export configuration allows you to copy configuration settings to create identically configured units.  Backup/Restore database makes a clone of a specific unit in case of catastrophic failure requiring a replacement unit to be installed into an Endura or server-to-server configuration.