On the file edit page, you can enter basic information about a file, and metadata that helps others find the file when performing a search. You can also watch video files and protect a file from deletion directly from the file edit page.
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|A||File name||Name of the file. Be descriptive so that others can easily find the
The file name can be up to 256 characters and must not start or end with spaces.
|B||Preview||View media files directly from this window. Previews for certain file
types are not available.
If a location is set for the file, you can also toggle between viewing the video or map.
|C||Video player controls||The controls displayed in the video player vary depending on the type
of file being played.
NOTE: The relative time () or absolute time () controls are only displayed when a video has a start time defined.
|D||File metadata||The metadata fields that
are displayed vary depending on the type of evidence (video or photo) and how the
evidence was captured.
The following list includes some examples of file metadata:
|E||Permissions||The users or groups who can View only, View and download, Edit, or Manage the file. The access policy can be inherited from cases associated with the file, or they can be overwritten.|
|F||Download||Click to download the file. This is the only way to view certain
types of files, such as DOCX and
NOTE: To download a file, you must have the View and download permission level for that file.
|G||Redact video||Click to open the Genetec Clearance™ video editor.|
select more options. For example, Audit Trail or Delete file.
NOTE: Only files that are manually associated with a case can be removed from the Associated cases section. Files that are automatically associated with a case based on incident time range cannot be removed from the Associated cases section.
The General section of the file edit page includes the following:
|I||Description||Summary of the file. Be descriptive so that others can easily find the file.|
|J||Start time||The time that the file recording started.|
|K||End time||The time that the file recording ended.|
|L||Category||The type of incident or crime.|
|M||Associated cases||Existing cases that this file has been associated with. Adding a case
from the File edit page manually associates the file
with the case.
NOTE: There is a default maximum of 50 manual case associations and 50 automatic case associations.
|N||Tags||One-word keywords that identify the file and help others find the file when searching.|
|O||Location||Location of the file, such as where it was uploaded from.
NOTE: GPS location coordinates (logitude and latitude) are displayed below the location field if the file contains GPS information. Example: 45.480405, -73.761869. Clicking the Map icon shows the GPS location on a map.
|P||Scheduled deletion||Displays the current retention policy.
Possible values include the following:
|Q||Protect from deletion||Click to protect a file from deletion. Protected files remain in the
system and are not deleted. If a retention policy performs deletions, the
protected file is unaffected.
NOTE: Users must have manage permission level to protect files from deletion.
The Device details section of the file edit page includes the following:
|R||Device type||The device type.|
|S||Serial #||The serial number of the device.|
|T||Assigned to||The user or users assigned to the device at the times indicated in the Start time and End time fields in the General section of the File Edit page.|
|U||Name||The name of the device.|
|V||Manufacturer||The device manufacturer.|
|W||Model||The model number of the device.|
The Addition file metadata section of the file edit page contains metadata information and is collapsed by default.