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The Boring Toolbox

Streamlines the management of XProtect by up to 60x on medium to large systems

Modifié le jeudi 6 février 2020
The Boring Toolbox was created to make the management of Milestone XProtect more efficient and less boring. With a simple light weight application you can save hours of time, provide better customer support and finally finish those unbearable management tasks you have been putting off.
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What is needed

De The Boring Lab, LLC

  • Boring API
  • Boring Client
Requires Windows 8 Pro or Server 2012 R2 Std and above

De Milestone Systems

  • Milestone XProtect
XProtect Corporate 2016R2 or higher
XProtect Expert 2016R2 or higher
XProtect Professional+
XProtect Express+
How it works
How to install

The Boring Toolbox - Streamlines the management of XProtect by up to 60x on medium to large systems

Made for integrators and self-maintained end-users managing medium to large XProtect installations the Boring Toolbox makes management of XProtect more efficient and less boring! With The Boring Toolbox you can do the following bulk features all through a beautifully intuitive user interface.

- Visualize XProtect with dashboards

- Manage multiple XProtect sites

- Update passwords in Milestone in bulk

- Synchronize new passwords between Milestone and Axis devices

- Rename devices and hardware in bulk

- Create beautiful customer ready reports with all the information you will need to maintain your installation including passwords and snapshots

- Quickly manage and create device groups based on camera model of recorder storage config using template driven Auto-groups

- Search through your camera inventory to find what you need

- Update Code, Frame Rate, Resolution and Streaming method in bulk regardless of driver or camera model

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Key features

  • Dashboards and Multi-site Management
  • Bulk hardware and device renaming
  • Bulk password change in Milestone with Synchronization to supported hardware
  • Bulk update settings regardless of the hardware model or driver
  • Powerful reporting for customer deliverable and in house audit. Includes device credentials and snapshots!
How it works

Where it is used?

How to install


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Required The Boring Lab, LLC product(s)
All versions of The Boring Toolbox and API are supported

Has proven compatibility with the following Milestone versions:

  • XProtect
    2018 R3, 10/02 2018
  • XProtect
    2018 R3, 10/02 2018
  • XProtect
    2018 R3, 10/02 2018
  • XProtect
    2018 R3, 10/02 2018
  • XProtect
    2018 R3, 10/02 2018

Is also expected to work with:

  • XProtect
    2017 R2, 06/08 2017 et les versions ultérieures
  • XProtect
    2016 R2, 06/01 2016 et les versions ultérieures
  • XProtect
    2016 R2, 06/01 2016 et les versions ultérieures
  • XProtect
    2017 R2, 03/28 2017 et les versions ultérieures
  • XProtect
    2017 R2, 06/08 2017 et les versions ultérieures

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    • Bermudes
    • Canada
    • Costa Rica
    • Etats-Unis
    • Groenland
    • Mexique
    • République dominicaine
    • Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon
    • Anguilla
    • Antigua-et-Barbuda
    • Argentine
    • Aruba
    • Bahamas
    • Belize
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    • Bonaire, Saint-Eustache et Saba
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    • Chili
    • Colombie
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    • Guatemala
    • Guyane
    • Guyane
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    • Honduras
    • Îles Caïmans
    • Iles Falkland
    • Îles Turques et Caïques
    • Iles vierges (USA)
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    • Jamaïque
    • La Barbade
    • Martinique
    • Montserrat
    • Nicaragua
    • Panama
    • Paraguay
    • Pérou
    • Saint-Barthélemy
    • Saint-Christophe-et-Niévès
    • Sainte-Lucie
    • Saint-Martin
    • Saint-Vincent-et-les-Grenadines
    • Surinam
    • Trinidad-et-Tobago
    • Uruguay
    • Venezuela
    • Arabie Saoudite
    • Bahreïn
    • Bangladesh
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    • Allemagne
    • Antilles néerlandaises
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    • Belgique
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    • Espagne
    • Estonie
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    • Grèce
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    • Lettonie
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    • Monténégro
    • Norvège
    • Pays-Bas
    • Pologne
    • Portugal
    • République Tchèque
    • Roumanie
    • Royaume-Uni
    • Russie
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    • Serbie
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    • Slovénie
    • Suède
    • Suisse
    • Svalbard et Jan Mayen
    • Turquie
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    • Australie
    • États fédérés de Micronésie
    • Guam
    • Île Christmas
    • Île Norfolk
    • Îles Cocos (Keeling)
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    • Îles mineures éloignées des États-Unis
    • Îles Pitcairn
    • Kiribati
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    • Polynésie française
    • Porto Rico
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    • Tokelau
    • Wallis-et-Futuna

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What do others say?
ICT & AV Specialist , Emmanuel College Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
avril 07, 2020
"Firstly, this amazing software enabled my team and I to consolidate and manage all previous passwords for our IP cameras giving us the ability to streamline our major security server upgrade. Secondly, I have never experienced such outstanding customer service, going above and beyond to ensure our user experience was premium, I couldn't recommend this software more, that and coupled with the service it's second to none."
Biomedical IT, VA
février 03, 2020
"Since starting to use the Boring Toolbox it has helped to make management of the surveillance system much more manageable. The dashboard provides a quick overview of the entire system. This makes it much easier to locate and isolate issues. Managing passwords used to be a pain to say the least, the boring toolbox has dramatically reduced the time required to manage and change passwords."
Project Manager, Mitie Security
octobre 11, 2019
"This software is amazing! It paid for itself the first time I pressed "generate report" Installation was quick and simple, the interface is easy to use. Support has been responsive, proffesional and helpful. We will be using this software on other installations."
Field Services Engineer, Milestone Systems
septembre 24, 2019
"We have been using The Boring Toolbox to streamline our Professional Services Engagements and could not be more happy with the product. The bulk configuration capabilities, reporting, and overall functionality of the product is outstanding! If you need a force multiplier to help you manage your XProtect environment, this is your answer. "
Project Manager, Marathon Electrical Contractors
juin 20, 2019
"The Boring Tool Box has saved us countless man-hours. It is really easy to make mass changes across a large camera system with just a few clicks of a mouse."
Engineer, Stone Security
février 15, 2019
"The Boring Toolbox has helped save countless hours by taking the mundane tasks of password changes, and other bulk changes and speeding them up to a matter of minutes instead of many hours. Boring Labs is always adding new features and they listen to their end users and integrators to add new features frequently. "
Senior Operations Lead, Snap Inc
janvier 16, 2019
"Since we began to use The Boring Toolbox, we have seen intensive and time consuming tasks cut to a fraction of the time and effort. The Toolbox is simple and easy to use and is a force multiplier when it comes to manpower. The Support team is efficient, knowledgeable, and eager to help and streamline our process."
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