Category Archives: ZoneMInder

ZoneMinder – adding USB camera

Goal is to attach a USB camera to UbuntuServer and then configure for ZoneMinder LESSONS LEARNED: -Really look at installation docs carefully -I needed to use the default zmpass login -I needed to make sure of: ScriptAlias matches PATH_ZMS. ScriptAlias … Continue reading

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Zoneminder – installation tune-up

I think what happened is that I went through an easy install, and a bunch of things didn’t quite get installed or configured. Good thing is that the camera has an orange light, but I’m getting log errors and also … Continue reading

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Zoneminder – understanding web-console

Logged in as – admin (Note: This is also how to logout by clicking on admin) Options = bunch of tabs and settings Log = used for logging; investigate if “red” Events to month (columns) = core of ZM – … Continue reading

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Zoneminder – Authentication

To configure security: Options, System Settings before: -OPT_USE_AUTH = UNCHECKED (to authenticate ZM users) -AUTH_TYPE = builtin (what is used to auth ZM users) -AUTH_RELAY = hashed (method used to relay auth info) -AUTH_HASH_SECRET = “change me to something unique” … Continue reading

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