Seagate Surveillance Manager User Manual
Seagate Surveillance Manager 

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Configure recording mode

  1. Click Schedule
  2. Click the Recording mode tab.
  3. Set the recording mode.
  4. To remove the oldest video files when storage space is low, select Automatic recycle.
    It is highly recommended to enable automatic recycling when storage space is less than 10%.
  Important info: When both Automatic recycle and Keep video are enabled, Automatic recycle has priority.

Schedule recordings

  1. Click Schedule.
  2. Click the Recording schedule tab.
  3. Select the frequency.
    1. Day–Record daily at the same time.
    2. Week–Record daily at different times.
  4. Select a camera.
  5. Click Configure.
  6. Configure the start and ends times and the recording mode.

    Note: If you select Record on event, the motion that triggers the event must already be configured.

  7. Click Save.
  Important info: When changing a camera’s motion detection settings, make sure to disconnect it first. Reconnect it once the settings have been adjusted.
  Important info: When setting an event, Motion or Digital inputs can be triggered from other cameras. For example, a camera can be set to begin recording when motion or a digital input occurs on other cameras or I/O Boxes.
  Important info: You can drag the time bar to set a camera’s schedule.


Set up an event

  1. Click Events.
  2. Click Event & Action.
  3. Select the camera.
  4. Select an event on the left. The event list shows events that the camera supports.

      Important info: Before choosing Camera motion, make certain to configure the camera’s motion detection settings.
  5. Click Configure.
  6. In the Event configuration window, configure the event.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Click Add to select an action for the event.
  9. To modify an action, click it and then click Configure.
  10. Click Save to confirm the settings.
  Important info: After selecting camera events, the event information displays when it is triggered.

Set up I/O box input actions

  1. Click Events.
  2. Click Event & Action.
  3. Select an I/O Box input from the list.
  4. Click Add to select an action.
  5. To modify the action, click it and then click Configure.
  6. Click Save.

Set up system events and actions

  1. Click Events.
  2. Click Event & Action.
  3. Click System to view the list of system events.
  4. Click Add to set up the actions for the event. Follow the steps in Set up Event & Action.
  5. Click Save.


Add event contacts

  1. Click Notifications.
  2. Click the Contacts tab.
  3. Enter the contact information.
  4. Click Add contact.
  5. Click Save.

Edit the SMTP server

  1. Click Notifications.
  2. Click the SMTP server tab.
  3. Make your changes.
  4. Click Send test mail and confirm that the email arrived.
  5. Click Save.