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by apolonio
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Non-ZoneMinder Chat
Topic: if it were stolen?
Replies: 12
Views: 7407

Re: if it were stolen?

I have a filter simply email me images to a gmail or other web account. Needs regular cleanup though.

But the other stuff about passwords and your privacy etc. Yeah that still sucks and something needs to mitigate.
by apolonio
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Hardware Queries
Topic: Which Capture Card
Replies: 5
Views: 1383

Re: Which Capture Card

I still run the old BNC stuff because the wiring is all still there especially with hard to reach places. But I am moving to mostly IP based access But if compatibility is an issue, you should be able to buy a standalone DVR (or do they call it NVR nowadays) with 4 or 8 channels which you should be ...
by apolonio
Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: Hardware Queries
Topic: Monitoring Load On Zoneminder
Replies: 2
Views: 650

Monitoring Load On Zoneminder

All, I recently got in to a conversation with a friend regarding my zoneminder and his blue iris. I shared with him how I monitor load, found it useful so put it up on my blog. If there is anything incorrect with what I posted, please let me know. I basically sho...
by apolonio
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Hardware Queries
Topic: Running ZM in a VM
Replies: 2
Views: 1207

Running ZM in a VM

I recall some people running Zoneminder on VMware. I think it would work for a VM with 1 or 2 vCPU, but because it can get CPU intensive, wouldn't you start having problems with costop as you add more vCPU? I get this all the time, the application on the VM is running slow, so the owner asks for mor...
by apolonio
Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Hardware Queries
Topic: root password of camera
Replies: 0
Views: 473

root password of camera

I have a couple of 1080P PoE IP cameras I got off of ebay. Once and a while the camera would go out and I would have to reboot it. I have been using the web interface to manually reboot it, but I would like to use telnet and an expect script to reboot it (this works with some cameras I purchased on ...
by apolonio
Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder Distributions
Topic: Low CPU usage
Replies: 1
Views: 2574

Low CPU usage

Was hoping to use an old laptop as a zoneminder NVR box. Looking at about 4 1080P streams via H.264 RTSP streams. If I do not do any image analysis, (MONITOR, RECORD or NODECT) to CPU requirements drop or is there still a high CPU requirement due to the need to decode those streams? The laptop is a ...