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Cisco Meraki Documentation

Scheduled Recording


Out of the box, the Meraki security cameras will record continuously 24/7. In situations where a limited recording schedule is desirable to fulfill legal or compliance reasons, MV offers the option to manage the recording schedule from the dashboard.

How it works

When a recording schedule is applied to a camera, the camera will only store historical video within the defined schedule. Outside the schedule, the camera will still stream live video but not record historical video. Audio recordings will also be disabled outside of the recording schedule.

How to enable

  1. Go to Camera > Monitor > Cameras. Select a camera.
  2. Go to the Settings tab and select the Quality and Retention tab
  3. From here, select scheduled for recording.

An option will be displayed to create or select an existing schedule.



Above is an example of a recording schedule. On Wednesday, the camera will enable recording between midnight to 2:30 am and 9am to 6:30pm. All other time will be live stream only on Wednesday.


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