Job Preference

Table of Contents

Overview
Configure
Job Models
Event Job
Schedule Job

Overview

A job is a task that executes some predefined action. Most jobs can be linked to the event or scheduled in advance to be executed automatically.

Job preference

Figure 3.5. Job preference


Configure

You must define the job to define event job or schedule job with it. To add a new job, click Add new job button on the toolbar, and selected item will be removed if you click Delete selected job button. To change the name of the job, click the name directly or click Rename job button on the toolbar.

It shows registered jobs with name, model and linked state in Jobs. `Linked' means that the job can't be deleted because it is used by some event jobs or schedule jobs.

You can select the model of job and model-specified parameters for the job in Property.

Job Models

CMS provides following job models:

Save Image

It saves the still images of the live video. You can configure parameters such as host, camera, pre-event time, pre-post time and frames per second. If the host is not connected yet, it automatically tries to connect and request live video. To save the pre-event time images you must connect to the host in advance. Save folder and format can be configured in Save Image Preference.

Record

It records the live video and audio streams. You can configure parameters such as host, camera and duration. Recording disks can be configured in Disk Preference.

Event Live

It adds the camera to Event Live Monitor window and shows live video. You can configure parameters such as host, camera and duration. If there is no Event Live Monitor window, it will create a new window automatically.

Warning Message

It shows warning messages via Event Monitor. If there is no Event Monitor window, it will create a new window automatically.

Flash

It activates flash effect of the camera border in Live Monitor. You can configure parameters like host, camera, duration, interval and color.

Broadcast Sound

It transmits the sound file to the audio channel of the host. You can configure parameters such as host, audio channel and sound file to be transmitted.

Auto Relay

It activates relay devices for some duration. You can configure parameters such host, relay device, action (start/stop) and interval. If the host is not connected yet, it automatically tries to connect.

Play Sound

It plays the sound file. You can configure parameters such as sound file and duration. If you set duration to 0, it plays the sound file for one time.

Backup

It backups the remote recording data from the host automatically. You can configure parameters such as host, camera, disk and backup range. If the host is not connected yet, it automatically tries to connect.

Preset

It activates the preset of the host. You can configure parameters such as host, camera and preset number.

Quick View

It show the live video by executing Live Monitor in 1x1 mode. You can configure parameters such as host, camera and duration. If the host is not connected yet, it automatically tries to connect.

Relay

It activates the relay of the host. You can configure parameters such as host and relay number.

Event Job

You can define the event job that make jobs be executed whenever some events occur. To add a new event job, click Add new event job button on the toolbar, and selected item will be removed if you click Delete selected event job button. To change the name of the event job, click the name directly or click Rename event job button on the toolbar. If Enable is checked, event job is enabled, otherwise it's disabled.

Event job preference

Figure 3.6. Event job preference


Event job consists of the condition and jobs to be executed. When some events occur, if it matches the host, the event and the device in the Condition, registered jobs will be executed in order. Only predefined jobs can be added.

To add a job, select the job in the combobox and click Add button. Selected job will be removed if you click Remove button. You can change the order by clicking Up / Down buttons after selecting the job.

Schedule Job

You can define the schedule job that make jobs be executed on scheduled time periodically. To add a new schedule job, click Add new schedule job button on the toolbar, and selected item will be removed if you click Delete selected schedule job button. To change the name of the schedule job, click the name directly or click Rename schedule job button on the toolbar. If Enable is checked, schedule job is enabled, otherwise it's disabled.

Schedule job preference

Figure 3.7. Schedule job preference


Schedule job consists of the condition and jobs to be executed. Registered jobs will be executed periodically if you specify the start time, the finish time and the repeat intervals. Only predefined jobs can be added.

To add a job, select the job in the combobox and click Add button. Selected job will be removed if you click Remove button. You can change the order by clicking Up / Down buttons after selecting the job.