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.Note: The GV-Failover Server does not support backup of analog cameras.
- 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
|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)|
|Browser||Internet Explorer 8.0.7600.16385Internet Explorer 9.00.7930.16406Firefox 3.6.13Google Chrome 9.0.597.94Safari 18.104.22.168|
|LAN Card||Gigabit Ethernet x 1|
|Hardware||Internal or External GV-USB Dongle|
1. Optionally purchase an internal dongle which provides the hardware watchdog function by starting Windows when the system crashes.
2. It is recommended to use the internal GV-USB Dongle to have the Hardware Watchdog function which restarts the PC when Windows crashes or freezes.
|Maximum License||128 channels|
|Increment for Each License||N/A|
|Dongle Type||Internal or external|
|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)|
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.
|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.
|Protocol||DynDNS, HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, ONVIF, PSIA, RTSP, TCP, UDP|
|Playback||using Remote ViewLog||Yes (Remote ViewLog V8.5.3 or later)|
|Via web page||Yes|
|Recycle Threshold for Video Files||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|
|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 V22.214.171.124 only supports IP devices with V126.96.36.199 or earlier versions listed under the GV S/W column in the support list.|
|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.|