How to Backup your Door Station and MxBus Configuration

The MOBOTIX Door Station provides the ability to store a backup the system configuration, as well as to restore the original settings in case the configuration has been accidentally changed.

Backup Camera and MxBus Module configuration Camera and MxBus modules configuration can be backed up to the internal Micro SD card or on a local computer. Below we will describe both procedures.

Backup on Internal Micro SD card

The advantage of this method over simply saving and loading the configuration from the local PC, is that the configuration and encryption from the MxBus is also saved. This means when you restore the configuration, there is no requirement to reset and reinitialize the MxBus Modules. Also there is no risk of “Invalid Encryption” on the MxBus Modules

  1. Open the Web browser and type the IP address of your camera (e.g. 172.22.0.42).

  2. Go to Admin Menu >> Backup and Restore system configuration to/from SD card.

  1. Press the “Backup” button to start the backup process. The camera configuration and the MxBus modules configuration will be stored to the internal Micro SD card.

  2. To restore a backup you need to:

  • Select the backup name from the drop-down menu,

  • Type the Super PIN

  • Click on “Restore configuration and reboot”. The camera will load the settings and will perform a reboot.

NOTE: the backed up configuration may contain different passwords for the camera access and for the encryption of the MxBus modules. Make sure you know at least the admin password to gain access to the camera with administrative rights to avoid to make the camera inaccessible.

Backup to Local Computer

  1. Open the Web browser and type the IP address of your camera (e.g. 172.22.0.42).

  2. Go to Admin Menu >> Save current configuration to local computer.

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  1. You will be asked to save the camera configuration file on your computer. Press “Save” or click on the arrow and select “Save as…” to specify a different location.

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  1. Go to Admin Menu >> Manage MxBus Modules

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  1. Click on “Advanced Backup and Restore”.

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  1. Select “Backup” from the “Operation” drop-down menu, then select one of the available devices in the list from the “MxBus module” drop-down menu. In this example we will select “Security DoorOpener”.

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  1. Select “Complete” from the “Data for backup / restore” drop down menu and press the Backup button. You will be asked to save the backup file on your local computer; press “Save” or click on the arrow and select “Save as…” to specify a different location.

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  1. Repeat steps 6 and 7 for all the other MxBus modules listed in the drop down menu (refer to step 6).

Restore from Local Computer

  1. To restore the camera configuration go to Admin Menu >> Load configuration from local computer.

  1. Click on the “Browse” button and select the camera configuration file previously backed up, then press the “Upload” button.

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NOTE: the backed up configuration may contain different passwords for the camera access and for the encryption of the MxBus modules. Make sure you know at least the admin password to gain access to the camera with administrative rights to avoid to make the camera inaccessible.

  1. “Completely replace the current configuration” from the “Replace” drop-down menu then press the “Merge” button to restore the backed up configuration.

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  1. Click on the “store” link to store the configuration to the flash memory and reboot the camera to apply the changes.

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