You can have evidence categories automatically set during video upload based on the
Point Blank camera event type. The categories can then be used to apply retention policies
based on the evidence category.
Before you begin
Ensure that all event types that are defined in your camera event type list have
been configured as categories and enabled in the Genetec Clearance™
system. Special characters are not
What you should know
Setting the evidence category automatically when uploading videos is only supported
when the Genetec
Clearance™ Uploader is
used to upload videos from a Point Blank camera.
- The evidence category is only set automatically when uploading the Point Blank
video if the camera event types match exactly one of the categories in Genetec Clearance™. If the category in the camera
does not match a Genetec Clearance™ category,
the category field remains empty.
- The category can only be set automatically during the upload of Point Blank
video. If the user manually edits the tag in the Genetec Clearance™ web portal, the system does not
change the evidence category regardless of the value.
- Special characters in the category names are not supported.
To have evidence categories automatically set:
Ensure that the video files you want to upload have been correctly tagged with
an event type on the camera.
Dock the camera to upload the files using the Genetec
The files have now been uploaded and the evidence categories in the
section of the File edit
page have been automatically set.
The retention period for these video files is now determined by the
category retention policies as specified in .
NOTE: The event types selected on the Point Blank camera are
displayed as Tags in the General
section of the File edit page.