GV-Redundant Server is a video backup server designed for large-scale video surveillance deployments. It can record up to 128 IP channels connected to GV-System / GV-VMS / GV-Recording Server. As its name suggests, the GV-Redundant Server keeps an extra copy of recordings for IP channels connected to GV-System / GV-VMS / GV-Recording Server.
Connection with GV-System / GV-VMS
Connection with GV-Recording Server
1. GV-Redundant Server does not support GV-VMS hosts when they are running in service mode. It is highly suggested not to enable "Service Mode".
The GV-Redundant 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-Redundant 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.
Core i5 750, 2.67 GHz
6 GB Dual Channels
1 GB (for installation)
Internet Explorer 8.0.7600.16385
Internet Explorer 9.00.7930.16406
Google Chrome 9.0.597.94
.Net Framework 3.5 SP1 for Windows 7 / Server 2008 R2
.Net Framework 3.5 for Windows 8 / 8.1 / Server 2012 R2
Note: 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.
Recommended Hardware Requirements
The recommended hard disk requirements for 24 hours of recording are detailed below.
Max. Channel per HDD and Required HDD Capacity
HDD capacity required for recording 128 ch for 24 hr
Recommended HDD Requirements
H.264 / MPEG4
32 ch / 2.5 TB
3 TB 7200RPM HDD x 4 (SATA3)
8 ch / 2.7 TB
3 TB 7200RPM HDD x 16 (SATA3)
21 ch / 2.2 TB
3 TB 7200RPM HDD x 7 (SATA3)
5 ch / 2.5 TB
3 TB 7200RPM HDD x 26 (SATA3)
32 ch / 3 TB
3 TB 7200RPM HDD x 4 (SATA3)
4 ch / 2 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.
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
Mobile Phone Support
IE Event Query
IE I/O Control
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
1. The GV-Redundant Server and GV-Recording Server can not be run in one PC at the same time.
2. GV-Redundant Server is only compatible with GV-Recording Server V126.96.36.199 or later.
Note: Specifications are subject to change without notice.