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by varghesesa
Thu Jul 22, 2021 3:37 am
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Server Management: Upgrade BI / Move BI license
Replies: 0
Views: 45

Server Management: Upgrade BI / Move BI license

Introduction Common requests are What are the recommended steps to upgrade from BI4 to BI5. I just bought a new server. How do I move BI to the new machine? BI4 to BI5 Upgrade Process Version 5 is a full install upgrade, so you would download from the Download page at http://blueirissoftware.com/Do...
by varghesesa
Tue Jul 20, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: Onboarding
Topic: Hardware Recommendations
Replies: 0
Views: 86

Hardware Recommendations

Introduction Many users often ask for recommendations regarding hardware for cameras and servers. Blue Iris is directionally vendor agnostic, i.e. we run on standard Windows servers and support camera standards, i.e. RTSP and ONVIF. That being said here are some directional guidelines. Cameras Some...
by varghesesa
Mon Jul 19, 2021 7:33 pm
Forum: Onboarding
Topic: Server Management: Blue Iris Tuning
Replies: 0
Views: 64

Server Management: Blue Iris Tuning

Introduction This article helps explain the levers that are available to setup your BI server to run optimally. If your CPU usage is high, >80%, this article can help identify optimizations. Ideally, BI should be running less than 50%. BI Optimizations First, walk through the Windows Tuning article...
by varghesesa
Fri Jul 16, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: VLC - 3rd party Video players
Replies: 0
Views: 69

VLC - 3rd party Video players

Introduction The easiest way to determine whether your network is setup correctly and functioning correctly is by trying to connect another 3rd party video player to your cameras. If they work, then those cameras should also work in Blue Iris (BI). There are many 3rd party video players: VLC Tinyca...
by varghesesa
Tue Jul 06, 2021 9:28 pm
Forum: Onboarding
Topic: Blue Iris Onboarding Checklist
Replies: 0
Views: 327

Blue Iris Onboarding Checklist

Introduction This article provides a map for new users on how best to go through the content in order to setup and run Blue Iris (BI) to meet your requirements. Of course, if you are familiar with Blue Iris, you should go directly to the topic that is raising questions. Checklist Install and Run BI...
by varghesesa
Tue Jul 06, 2021 2:29 am
Forum: Onboarding
Topic: Concept: Blue Iris Streaming Overview
Replies: 0
Views: 193

Concept: Blue Iris Streaming Overview

Introduction Blue Iris handles video and audio streams in many ways. It first needs to handle the streams coming from Blue Iris. However, BI also creates video / audio streams to send to different endpoints. Web Interface (UI3) Mobile devices Other web servers or integrations YouTube Facebook live ...
by varghesesa
Thu Jul 01, 2021 4:02 am
Forum: Onboarding
Topic: Trigger Tab
Replies: 0
Views: 236

Trigger Tab

Introduction This article goes under the covers of the Trigger tab. This article is part of the Triggers / Recordings / Alerts series where we go deep into one of the most popular features of Blue Iris (BI), the ability to define motion triggers -> instruct BI to record when cameras trigger -> send...
by varghesesa
Tue Jun 29, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: Onboarding
Topic: Alerts tab
Replies: 0
Views: 176

Alerts tab

Introduction This article goes under the covers of the Alerts tab. This article / webinar is part of the Triggers / Recordings / Alerts series where we go deep into one of the most popular features of Blue Iris (BI), the ability to define motion triggers -> instruct BI to record when cameras trigge...
by varghesesa
Fri May 28, 2021 2:51 am
Forum: Onboarding
Topic: Record Tab
Replies: 0
Views: 756

Record Tab

Introduction This article goes under the covers of the Recording tab. We share how BI records which should hopefully provide a better understanding of the settings. With this understanding, you should have a better appreciation of the software as well as how to leverage the software to meet your re...
by varghesesa
Wed May 12, 2021 1:29 am
Forum: Onboarding
Topic: PTZ / Control
Replies: 0
Views: 722

PTZ / Control

Introduction This article walks through the PTZ/Control dialog in Camera settings. This article is an extension of the PTZ/Control section in the Help files. This article focuses on use cases and how to accomplish common/popular tasks or make users aware of capabilities in BI. If you want to unders...