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by snake
Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Non-ZoneMinder Chat
Topic: Foscam cameras security....
Replies: 1
Views: 1761

Re: Foscam cameras security....

There is no reason to single out Foscam. All companies that make low cost chinese ip cameras are notorious for bad security. If the camera isn't made by an expensive established brand name like Axis then assume that the camera is vulnerable to cracking into. You get what you pay for. If you keep the...
by snake
Sat Jun 03, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.30.x
Topic: Flickering & Random colour changes at night
Replies: 8
Views: 2557

Re: Flickering & Random colour changes at night

I might be wrong, but I think this is due to the camera outputting something in the stream that ZM doesn't like. I've seen broken streams with an areconte vision when and only when its binning mode is enabled. Try a different camera, or try tweaking the settings of the camera. Remove any proprietary...
by snake
Thu Jun 01, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.29.x
Topic: Hikvision Camera
Replies: 2
Views: 1534

Re: Hikvision Camera

I've seen a camera say one resolution on its web portal, but have another resolution on the stream. You should use the resolution that VLC or the web browser uses. Is there anything in the logs about connecting? Try a different camera? Is there a user manual for the camera? Have you tried the paths ...
by snake
Tue May 30, 2017 12:10 am
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.30.x
Topic: Zm 1.3 is loosing one WLAN camera
Replies: 17
Views: 5422

Re: Zm 1.3 is loosing one WLAN camera

Here is what you are experiencing? https://github.com/ZoneMinder/ZoneMinder/pull/1717 I upgraded to Zoneminder 1.30.4 and camera dropouts were still occuring. That issue is not related, in my case. I set /dev/shm to be higher. It was still occuring at this point. I then set watchdog timer from 10 s...
by snake
Mon May 29, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.25.x
Topic: Can't add monitor, missing mootools
Replies: 4
Views: 7321

Re: Can't add monitor, missing mootools

I have had the missing mootools error when using a webkit based browser.

Using a different browser, or updating, rebuilding, and recompiling the webkit browser fixed the issue.
by snake
Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder Hints & Tips
Topic: useful hardware discovery....
Replies: 1
Views: 3039

Re: useful hardware discovery....

Arduino Uno and a relay board would accomplish the same thing. Even better, a POE Uno, using existing cat5 for power and comms (these retail for at least $40). But arguably these USB relay boards are cheaper, and easier to deploy, if you have no experience. Though more limited. Thanks for the link.
by snake
Sat Feb 18, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: API call for overlaying text information
Replies: 2
Views: 2141

Re: API call for overlaying text information

The curl format should be reusable to change any variable in the Monitor object. curl -b cookies.txt -XPUT http://server/zm/api/monitors/1.json -d "Monitor[LabelFormat]='<your format>'" I tested this, and it worked. But, it required a restart of Zoneminder for the text to appear. I found zmtrigger ...
by snake
Thu Jan 05, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.30.x
Topic: Zm 1.3 is loosing one WLAN camera
Replies: 17
Views: 5422

Re: Zm 1.3 is loosing one WLAN camera

I'm having a similar problem. Ubuntu PPA 1.30. I did not have this problem with 1.28. Cameras did drop out in 1.28 but would come back on their own. The drop outs may be due to poor wiring causing the camera to restart. One camera drops out in 1.3, but does not come back. Killing the zmc process of ...
by snake
Sun Nov 27, 2016 7:34 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.28.x
Topic: What OPTIONS_FFMPEG are supported by libav/ffmpeg?
Replies: 3
Views: 3591

Re: What OPTIONS_FFMPEG are supported by libav/ffmpeg?

I looked in the ffmpeg docs and I see allowed_media_types here: https://www.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg-all.html#rtsp It seems like these rtsp flags should work. But I tried some other flags here such as stimeout which I got a response in ZM logs that ffmpeg didn't understand that option. Maybe someone who kn...
by snake
Sun Nov 27, 2016 3:39 am
Forum: User Contributions
Topic: Working QSee/Swann/Zmodo DVR support! - Updated 2013-04-21
Replies: 107
Views: 207445

Re: Working QSee/Swann/Zmodo DVR support! - Updated 2013-04-21

I wrote up something on Zmodopipe in the wiki.

Might help someone.

https://wiki.zoneminder.com/Zmodopipe
by snake
Thu Jun 02, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.28.x
Topic: Script for Deleting Old Exported Video Folders
Replies: 2
Views: 1928

Re: Script for Deleting Old Exported Video Folders

Previous delete code only walked through as many array members as needed until capacity was under. This will pass through the complete array, if capacity over. This way, the first few folders are not the only ones deleted from. Had issue with if syntax, when moving things. All if must be completed w...
by snake
Sat May 21, 2016 6:15 am
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.28.x
Topic: Script for Deleting Old Exported Video Folders
Replies: 2
Views: 1928

Re: Script for Deleting Old Exported Video Folders

Here is the other script I made to put created videos exported by the filter into daily directories. I am no programmer, so bash away. From https://wiki.zoneminder.com/Dummies_Guide #!/bin/bash #list of all current camera folders FOLDERS=( "/videodir1/monitor1/" "/videodir1/monitor2/" ) #in order to...
by snake
Sat May 21, 2016 6:09 am
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.28.x
Topic: Script for Deleting Old Exported Video Folders
Replies: 2
Views: 1928

Script for Deleting Old Exported Video Folders

#!/bin/bash FILESYSTEM=/dev/sdc1 MAXCAPACITY=90 #deprecated #DIRTODEL=/videodir/ LOGFILE=/videodir/log #delete oldest two folders FILESTODEL=2 #array of all folders to delete old folders from. FOLDERS=( "/videodir/monitor1/" "/videodir/monitor2/" ) for folderstodel in "${FOLDERS[@]}" do #check if d...