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by HeneryH
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Blue Iris 5
Topic: How should I setup New, Stored, and Alert folders?
Replies: 17
Views: 5114

Re: How should I setup New, Stored, and Alert folders?

I think people are putting WAY too much brain power into this. Has anyone anywhere ever heard of any scenario failing due to disk throughput? Do the math, look at you disk spec for write speed. I would love to hear if anyone can show a scenario where even an older 5400 disk would fail to keep up. WD...
by HeneryH
Sun Aug 30, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Hardware and Software option to replace Unifi Gear (HOME)
Replies: 1
Views: 182

Re: Hardware and Software option to replace Unifi Gear (HOME)

1) VMs - the challenge here is passing the GPU through the host to the guest for hardware accelerated video processing. Some have done it. BI makes the best use of the Intel QuickSync GPU and while the Nvidia is supported it is not nearly as efficient as the Intel. If you have figured out how to pas...
by HeneryH
Sat Aug 22, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: Network cameras
Topic: New Router & Samsung SmartCam help
Replies: 8
Views: 735

Re: New Router & Samsung SmartCam help

Can you get to the camera from a web browser on your computer?
by HeneryH
Fri Aug 21, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Remote Access - Beginners Guide to the Interweb...
Replies: 5
Views: 808

Re: Remote Access - Beginners Guide to the Interweb...

I use reverse proxy as well. But easy to you and me may not be easy to everyone. I had a separate thread dedicated the pros/cons of Reverse Proxy and how to set it up. One could literally copy/paste the steps from the instructions. You basically create a Linux Virtual Machine and fire up Nginx with ...
by HeneryH
Fri Aug 21, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Remote Access - Beginners Guide to the Interweb...
Replies: 5
Views: 808

Re: Remote Access - Beginners Guide to the Interweb...

I was thinking that a discussion of the security ramifications / difficulty of implementation for
  • Port forwarding to cameras
  • Port forwarding to BI
  • Reverse Proxy
  • VPN
Might be a good topic.
by HeneryH
Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Blue Iris 5
Topic: [BUG?] Web Server is grabbing the wrong LAN address and doesn't change
Replies: 4
Views: 490

Re: [BUG?] Web Server is grabbing the wrong LAN address and doesn't change

Not sure this is really a BI issue. Any app will fire up and bind to an address/NIC and listening port when it starts up. If there are more than one networks on the computer you use the selector criteria in the main BI settings to choose which one it should bind to. Are you saying that existing NIC ...
by HeneryH
Fri Aug 07, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Remote Access - Beginners Guide to the Interweb...
Replies: 5
Views: 808

Remote Access - Beginners Guide to the Interweb...

Gathered up my notes in case it might help someone understand things like port forwarding. IP Addresses Your home is connected to the internet through your ISP and you most likely have one router/modem that is the interface between the internet (world wide) and intranet (your home). Understanding th...
by HeneryH
Fri Aug 07, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: New user remote access instructions
Replies: 2
Views: 408

Re: New user remote access instructions

I'll look for my previous posting with instructions...
by HeneryH
Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Curious about legal issues with audio
Replies: 3
Views: 1012

Re: Curious about legal issues with audio

I'm no lawyer but where I live the issue is about does the person being recorded have a reasonable expectation of privacy.

People on the streets or in a store do not have a reasonable expectation of privacy.

Recording on a 1:1 phone conversation they might.