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by Matts1984
Thu Nov 12, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: PC configuration
Topic: Ambitious 256 Camera Server
Replies: 5
Views: 309

Re: Ambitious 256 Camera Server

Yeah, to be honest I started having some heartburn thinking about that this morning (having coffee in kitchen, not even on the forum - man I want things back to normal!). Thats a lot of read/writes. You're building your array about as quick and durable as is commercially available, but TBH I just do...
by Matts1984
Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:50 am
Forum: PC configuration
Topic: Ambitious 256 Camera Server
Replies: 5
Views: 309

Re: Ambitious 256 Camera Server

Fair point, most likely not. This system is probably going for brute force old school processing power. Yes a lot of optimizations to be had using QSV but with the number of cameras to manage, one physical server is a lot easier to manage and afford than 4 or 5.
by Matts1984
Tue Nov 10, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: PC configuration
Topic: Ambitious 256 Camera Server
Replies: 5
Views: 309

Re: Ambitious 256 Camera Server

This is extremely above my pay grade at this scale but I'm incredibly jealous of your specs! I'm not running Hyper-V nor multiple instances but I am using ESXi 6.5 with a Server 2019 VM for my BI system and it's not the only VM running. On other forums it's highly discouraged to use VMs but I've see...
by Matts1984
Tue Nov 10, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Blue Iris 5
Topic: Burn Timestamp into Video
Replies: 7
Views: 448

Re: Burn Timestamp into Video

My only thought is it could be a tampering type thing and is there any concern of relying on metadata that is readded later vs the image burned on the original. I'm not a lawyer by any means but have some history of computer forensics and being able to preserve and validate the integrity of the data...
by Matts1984
Tue Nov 10, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: new home new setup
Replies: 3
Views: 244

Re: new home new setup

I did not know that Blu Iris does not have to be open to record ???? how does this work ? It is the when the program is open that it is using pc resources and throttling my cpu and thus more power usage. Aand if the program is not open the server it is installed on has to be on of course right ? Ye...
by Matts1984
Mon Nov 09, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Blue Iris 5
Topic: Burn Timestamp into Video
Replies: 7
Views: 448

Re: Burn Timestamp into Video

So in my experience, the easiest (and you could say the most 'official' for evidence purposes) way is to set an overlay in the camera config itself. Of course your camera time needs to be accurate though which if it has NTP, it should be. In the 'Camera' properties > Video... you can configure Overl...
by Matts1984
Mon Nov 09, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: new home new setup
Replies: 3
Views: 244

Re: new home new setup

So Blue Iris does need to be running 24x7 if you want the cameras to record 24x7 and/or get alerts. It doesn't necessarily have to be your "primary PC" but it should be a system with a pretty powerful CPU and a fair amount of disk space. If we're talking about getting something totally new from the ...
by Matts1984
Fri Nov 06, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Network cameras
Topic: Blue Iris Config for Chinese Camera PG2285i
Replies: 2
Views: 473

Re: Blue Iris Config for Chinese Camera PG2285i

Do you have the option in the camera config to not require authentication for the stream? You'd be able to dumb the config down if it's not required (at least for testing).

This is what my configs look like (I don't have your model) but maybe it would help?
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by Matts1984
Fri Nov 06, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: No thank you
Replies: 3
Views: 487

Re: No thank you

I missed it too. It would be OK if it was only on the screen to update BI to a new version, but I agree, I don't want other adverts. I missed the webinar email as well as it got stuck in a hidden spam filter :( I wonder if they will release these webinars as videos on the www somewhere ? Not sure a...
by Matts1984
Thu Nov 05, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: No thank you
Replies: 3
Views: 487

Re: No thank you

Oh wow I missed that. I like that they're exploring providing these webinars and I may try and view one or two but yes, I am absolutely against advertising in the application/software. Feel free to continue to email me (though they're still being marked as Spam!!!) I don't want Spam popups in the se...