open source ZM client: ZmNinja (uses ZoneMinder APIs)

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OhmMega
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Re: open source ZM client: ZmNinja

Post by OhmMega » Tue Aug 11, 2015 12:37 pm

I'd like to test this for Android.

Looks great.
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Re: open source ZM client: ZmNinja

Post by espressobeanie » Tue Aug 11, 2015 2:13 pm

So, one security issue here: SSLv[1-3] are broken. TLS v1.1 is much safer. It's a cool app but I'd hate to hear about a malicious actor breaking the security of the connection and using someone's internal cams to spy on them remotely.

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Re: open source ZM client: ZmNinja

Post by asker » Tue Aug 11, 2015 4:06 pm

espressobeanie wrote:So, one security issue here: SSLv[1-3] are broken. TLS v1.1 is much safer. It's a cool app but I'd hate to hear about a malicious actor breaking the security of the connection and using someone's internal cams to spy on them remotely.
I might be wrong - but I don't think that is an app issue. You are referring to a Zoneminder configuration issue.

If you set up Apache to serve SSL 3.1 (TLS 1.0), the app should work with it without any change - as long as you install the cert in the device (if it is self signed).
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Re: open source ZM client: ZmNinja

Post by asker » Tue Aug 11, 2015 5:41 pm

OhmMega wrote:I'd like to test this for Android.

Looks great.
OhmMega please hold on a for a few days - I'm hoping to get access to a package for ZM that does not need one to recompile from source (the server).

BTW, this is not a comment at you, but in general: I'd appreciate it if folks who asked to be testers provide feedback - there are quite a few who asked for the client but don't provide any feedback or don't take the effort to run it through its paces --> at this stage, I'm looking for active testers.
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Re: open source ZM client: ZmNinja

Post by OhmMega » Wed Aug 12, 2015 2:15 am

Surely. Hope to hear more soon.
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Re: open source ZM client: ZmNinja

Post by twice » Fri Aug 14, 2015 8:54 pm

id like to test also and will provide feedback
running zoneminder for many years now
thanks again twice

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Re: open source ZM client: ZmNinja

Post by asker » Sat Aug 15, 2015 10:58 pm

Here is a video of the client - I've added it to the first post as well

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSIMic2 ... e=youtu.be

(twice and OhmMega - will contact you for testing in a few days. I am waiting for a prepackaged PPA - if that doesn't happen in a few days, well, just build from source

Appreciate your confirmation for proactive feedback. May I ask how many cameras do you have? I'd love to get more people with 10+ cameras test this as well - not that its a pre-condition - just curious)
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Re: open source ZM client: ZmNinja

Post by OhmMega » Sun Aug 16, 2015 3:44 am

I have 6 permanent and 2 extra.

In the future i'd like to have two optical zoom cams, so maybe 10 to test with. Depends on cost of the cameras though.
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Re: open source ZM client: ZmNinja

Post by asker » Sun Aug 16, 2015 10:56 am

OhmMega wrote:I have 6 permanent and 2 extra.

In the future i'd like to have two optical zoom cams, so maybe 10 to test with. Depends on cost of the cameras though.
Okay thanks.
To be able to test the client you need to install a custom version of ZM
https://github.com/pliablepixels/zmNinj ... --security for instructions.

Let me know if you get to that stage. The instructions are for ubuntu 14, you may have to customize for your own system. Without this the client won't work

(twice the same is true for you, if you want to test)
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Re: open source ZM client: ZmNinja

Post by twice » Mon Aug 17, 2015 1:39 pm

Appreciate your confirmation for proactive feedback. May I ask how many cameras do you have? I'd love to get more people with 10+ cameras test this as well - not that its a pre-condition - just curious)
asker ,
i have 10 cam's and another system with 12
as for building from source i always have looking forward to testing this out

Twice .

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Re: open source ZM client: ZmNinja

Post by asker » Mon Aug 17, 2015 2:41 pm

Okay, once you are done, please send me an email and I'll add you to the Android beta testing program. If you have iOS, I can add you to that too.
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Re: open source ZM client: ZmNinja

Post by asker » Sat Aug 22, 2015 11:46 am

Folks, as of Aug 22, iconnor now has convenient PPAs that will automatically install the APIs. The PPAs are available for both ubuntu 15 and 14. I've updated the first post in this thread with updated instructions.
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Re: open source ZM client: ZmNinja

Post by PacoLM » Sat Aug 22, 2015 4:48 pm

Hi asker,

Incredible work. Nice app and really nice house!

Thanks a lot,

PacoLM

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Re: open source ZM client: ZmNinja

Post by theslim1 » Fri Aug 28, 2015 8:36 pm

I would like to test this out for Android,

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Re: open source ZM client: ZmNinja

Post by asker » Sat Aug 29, 2015 12:08 pm

PacoLM wrote:Hi asker,

Incredible work. Nice app and really nice house!

Thanks a lot,

PacoLM
Thanks as always PacoLM, you've always been very encouraging :-)
theslim1 wrote: I would like to test this out for Android,
Hi, I've updated the first post with instructions on what you need to do before you can test. On you go through that, please send me an email confirming the data and I'll add you.
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