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The Video Insight Server supports automated Failover at no additional software cost. A standalone server or a virtual OS can be configured at one or multiple of the locations running Video Insight Server in a Failover Mode. This Failover monitors the other servers via the SQL Server Database. Within one minute of an outage, the Failover Server will inherit all the cameras and configuration settings of a failed server. Recordings can be saved to a shared storage of failover storage and can be easily merged back into the production server upon repair. Client applications will see the Failover server as dormant until activation.

XML Backup
When exiting the application, each server executes a backup routine that creates XML file with a complete set of all information required for restoring a server. This file is used in the event a Server tries to restart and is unable to read the SQL database. Thi