NVR/Recording Setup/RAID Hotspare

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How to setup Hotspare

Prerequisites

  • An NVR that supports RAID and Hotspare
  • 3 or more hard drives installed on your NVR, including a drive that is not currently part of the RAID array.
  • Completed the instructions to setup RAID Link Here

Step by Step Instructions to Setup Hotspare

1. Login to your NVR from the web interface.

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2. Go to Setup->Storage->Advance

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3. Select the drive you wish to assign as the Hotspare, and set that drive to "HDD Group 2"

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4. Click, "OK"

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5. Go to Setup->Storage->RAID->Hotspare

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6. Click on the PencilIcon.png(pencil) icon.

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7. Choose the RAID array you wish to assign the Hotspare drive to, and click, "OK"

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8. Click, "OK" again on the confirmation dialogue.

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9. Once complete, the drive should be listed under, "Type" as either, "Local Hotspare" or "Remote Hotspare"

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