If your organisation has invested in a call recording solution, it is important to ensure that it is properly functioning at all times, especially when you use it for compliance or mission critical communications.
With 27 years of experience delivering and supporting a wide range of call recording solutions, we outline the 6 common mistakes made that can result in system failure.
1 – Rebooting the system at the wrong time or there is a power cut
If the system is rebooted, either manually or due to an unexpected power cut and you only have a single site solution and no data recovery options, your call recording system will stop working. Without a UPS to manage a controlled shutdown process, the reboot or shutdown can cause major data loss.
2 – Antivirus not configured properly
Adding an incorrectly configured Antivirus can cause the recording to stop, as such it is important to ensure it is configured properly by following your call recording vendor’s instructions. Most recording systems can support Antiviruses of some type but there are certain folders or files that must be excluded; like the ones where the audio recording would normally reside. Additional files might also need to be excluded but this will vary depending on the solution.
Moreover, make sure to reinstate those parameters and exclusions when the Antivirus is upgraded to a newer version, as occasionally an upgrade will reset the Antivirus to the default settings.