separate recording folders per camera per day?

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ctny
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separate recording folders per camera per day?

Post by ctny » Tue Dec 01, 2020 5:01 am

I am just using the NEW folder... I am saving AVI files, with 5min per file, so I can share the folder for others to view over the network. However, now I have 1,000s of files in the NEW folder...

Is it possible to:
- have separate folders for each camera's files? e.g. C:/recordings/[camera name]/
- have separate folders for each day's files? e.g. C:/recordings/[date]/
- ideally, have camera name and the date in the path? e.g. C:/recordings/[date]/[camera name]
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TimG
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Re: separate recording folders per camera per day?

Post by TimG » Sat Dec 05, 2020 10:18 am

Hi,

1. I don't know if there is a limit on storage folders in BI5, but you can make each camera record into a specific folder. Look for Record tab for each camera, and select a folder (that you have already created in general settings).
2. I don't think BI5 can split the files per day, so that would need a different solution.
3. The default settings already put camera name/ date/ time in the file names. I assume you could re-arrange the camera setting from &CAM.%Y%m%d_%H%M%S%t to whatever you need. Some experimentation may be required.
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