SafeKit Redundancy: Replication & Failover Cluster

The simplest high availability cluster with real-time replication and failover without shared disk

Updated on Thursday, December 3, 2020
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Evidian SafeKit software brings high availability to Milestone XProtect. In case of failure, there is an automatic failover of Milestone XProtect on a secondary server. And SafeKit replicates in real-time the SQL database. The SafeKit cluster does not require shared disk or specific virtuatization.
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What is needed

From Evidian

  • SafeKit high availability software
  • milestone.safe module

From Milestone Systems

  • Milestone XProtect
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Overview

SafeKit Redundancy: Replication & Failover Cluster - The simplest high availability cluster with real-time replication and failover without shared disk

Evidian SafeKit allows to implement quickly a Milestone cluster with real-time file replication and automatic failover of the management services and the SQL database. The product is simple and avoids complexity of other failover clusters: no need for external storage, domain controller configuration or specific virtualization. A free trial of SafeKit and a milestone.safe high availability module are offered to implement the solution in less than 1 hour.

This clustering solution is recognized as the simplest to implement by our Milestone partners. It is also a complete solution that solves hardware failures (20% of problems) including the complete failure of a computer room, software failures (40% of problems) including smooth update server by server and human errors (40% of problems) thanks to its simplicity of configuration and administration.

Thus, Safekit solves at the same time business continuity and disaster recovery for Milestone XProtect with a real-time backup.

Key features

  • Redundancy with automatic failover on a secondary server, regardless of the Milestone version. Possibility to restart new services during failover.
  • Replicates in real-time all SQL versions including SQL Express (synchronous block-level file replication). Possibility to replicate new folders.
  • Cluster with no need for shared disk or specific virtualization. Detects not only hardware failures and network failures but also software failures.
  • Works with Windows for server and PC, with physical or virtual machines and in the Cloud.
  • No skill required, free trial, very simple installation and administration. Helps planned maintenance (hard or soft) with a click-button failover.
How it works

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Specification

Required Evidian product(s)
SafeKit 7

Has proven compatibility with the following Milestone versions:

  • XProtect
    Professional
    2019 R2, 06/19 2019
  • XProtect
    Express+
    2020 R3, 11/12 2020
  • Milestone
    Husky
    X8
    1.0, 10/02 2018
  • XProtect
    Corporate
    2019 R3, 10/08 2019
  • XProtect
    Expert
    2020 R3, 11/12 2020
  • XProtect
    Essential+
    2020 R3, 11/12 2020
  • XProtect
    Professional+
    2020 R3, 11/12 2020

Is also expected to work with:

  • XProtect
    Professional
    2018 R3, 10/02 2018 and later
  • XProtect
    Express+
    2018 R3, 10/02 2018 and later
  • Milestone
    Husky
    X8
    1.0, 10/02 2018 and later
  • XProtect
    Corporate
    2018 R3, 10/02 2018 and later
  • XProtect
    Expert
    2018 R3, 10/02 2018 and later
  • XProtect
    Essential+
    2018 R3, 10/02 2018 and later
  • XProtect
    Professional+
    2018 R3, 10/02 2018 and later

Country availability

Your location is: United States

  • AFRICA
    • Algeria
    • Angola
    • Benin
    • Botswana
    • British Indian Ocean Territory
    • Burkina Faso
    • Burundi
    • Cameroon
    • Cape Verde
    • Central African Republic
    • Chad
    • Comoros
    • Congo
    • Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
    • Cote d´Ivoire
    • Djibouti
    • Egypt
    • Equatorial Guinea
    • Eritrea
    • Ethiopia
    • Gabon
    • Gambia
    • Ghana
    • Guadeloupe
    • Guinea
    • Guinea-Bissau
    • Kenya
    • Lesotho
    • Liberia
    • Libya
    • Madagascar
    • Malawi
    • Mali
    • Mauritania
    • Mauritius
    • Mayotte
    • Morocco
    • Mozambique
    • Namibia
    • Niger
    • Nigeria
    • Reunion
    • Rwanda
    • Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan Da Cunha
    • Sao Tome and Principe
    • Senegal
    • Seychelles
    • Sierra Leone
    • Somalia
    • South Africa
    • Swaziland
    • Tanzania
    • Togo
    • Tunisia
    • Uganda
    • Western Sahara
    • Zambia
    • Zimbabwe
  • ASIA PACIFIC
    • Bahrain
    • Bangladesh
    • Bhutan
    • Brunei
    • Cambodia
    • China
    • Cyprus
    • Fiji
    • Hong Kong
    • India
    • Indonesia
    • Iraq
    • Japan
    • Jordan
    • Kazakhstan
    • Korea, Republic of
    • Kuwait
    • Kyrgyzstan
    • Lebanon
    • Macau
    • Malaysia
    • Maldives
    • Marshall Islands
    • Mongolia
    • Myanmar
    • Nauru
    • Nepal
    • Oman
    • Pakistan
    • Palau
    • Palestinian Territory, Occupied
    • Papua New Guinea
    • Philippines
    • Qatar
    • Samoa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Singapore
    • Solomon Islands
    • Sri Lanka
    • Taiwan
    • Tajikistan
    • Thailand
    • Timor-Leste
    • Tonga
    • Turkmenistan
    • Tuvalu
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Uzbekistan
    • Vanuatu
    • Vietnam
    • Yemen
  • EUROPE
    • Aland Islands
    • Albania
    • Andorra
    • Armenia
    • Austria
    • Azerbaijan
    • Belarus
    • Belgium
    • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    • Bulgaria
    • Croatia
    • Czech Republic
    • Denmark
    • Estonia
    • Faroe Islands
    • Finland
    • France
    • Georgia
    • Germany
    • Gibraltar
    • Greece
    • Guernsey
    • Hungary
    • Iceland
    • Ireland
    • Isle Of Man
    • Israel
    • Italy
    • Jersey
    • Kosovo
    • Latvia
    • Liechtenstein
    • Lithuania
    • Luxembourg
    • Macedonia
    • Malta
    • Moldova
    • Monaco
    • Montenegro
    • Netherlands
    • Netherlands Antilles
    • Norway
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • Romania
    • Russia
    • San Marino
    • Serbia
    • Slovakia
    • Slovenia
    • Spain
    • Svalbard And Jan Mayen
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • Turkey
    • Ukraine
    • United Kingdom
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • Bermuda
    • Canada
    • Costa Rica
    • Dominican Republic
    • Greenland
    • Mexico
    • Saint Pierre And Miquelon
    • United States
  • OCEANIA
    • American Samoa
    • Australia
    • Christmas Island
    • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
    • Cook Islands
    • French Polynesia
    • Guam
    • Kiribati
    • Micronesia, Federated States Of
    • New Caledonia
    • New Zealand
    • Niue
    • Norfolk Island
    • Northern Mariana Islands
    • Pitcairn
    • Puerto Rico
    • Tokelau
    • United States Minor Outlying Islands
    • Wallis and Futuna
  • SOUTH AMERICA
    • Anguilla
    • Antigua and Barbuda
    • Argentina
    • Aruba
    • Bahamas
    • Barbados
    • Belize
    • Bolivia
    • Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
    • Brazil
    • Cayman Islands
    • Chile
    • Colombia
    • Curacao
    • Dominica
    • Ecuador
    • El Salvador
    • Falkland Islands
    • French Guiana
    • Grenada
    • Guatemala
    • Guyana
    • Haiti
    • Honduras
    • Jamaica
    • Martinique
    • Montserrat
    • Nicaragua
    • Panama
    • Paraguay
    • Peru
    • Saint Barthelemy
    • Saint Kitts And Nevis
    • Saint Lucia
    • Saint Martin
    • Saint Vincent And The Grenadines
    • Suriname
    • Trinidad and Tobago
    • Turks and Caicos Islands
    • Uruguay
    • Virgin Islands, British
    • Virgin Islands, U.S.

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SÉBASTIEN TEMOIN
Technical and Innovation Director, NOEMIS
April 02, 2020
"Safekit by Evidian is a professional solution making easy the redundancy of Milestone Management Server, Event Server, Log Server. The solution is easy to deploy, easy to maintain and can be added on existing installation. We have assisted integrators to deploy the solution on many projects such as city surveillance, datacentres, stadiums and other critical infrastructures. Safekit is a great product, and Evidian provides great support. Happy to help if you have any questions."
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