Exporting settings to a KiwiVision™ settings file - KiwiVision™ 4.0 GA

KiwiVision™ Video Analytics Guide 4.0 GA

Applies to
KiwiVision™ 4.0 GA
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Guides > Plugin and extension guides

To speed up the KiwiVision™ video analytics set up process for a video unit, you can export an existing KiwiVision™ settings file (.ks).

Before you begin

  • Ensure that you have enough licenses available for the intrusion detectors that you want to add.
  • Ensure that the video units that you want to set up for KiwiVision™ video analytics are available in Config Tool and are ready to be configured.

What you should know

  • Use the Export to file... option when you want to backup or make a copy of a configuration file for reuse.
  • The Export to file... option is only compatible with configuration files that were exported from KiwiVision™ video analytics.
  • Export to file... does not include the following: Name, Stream type, Alerts overlays, Area overlays, Area names overlays.


  1. From the Config Tool home page, click Tasks and open the Video task.
  2. Select a camera in the left navigation pane.
  3. Click Video analytics.
  4. Select the intrusion detector () that you require and click the General tab.
  5. In the General section, click Export to file....

    1. Enter a File name and click Save.


Your camera settings have now been exported to a KiwiVision™ settings file (.ks)..