What info to enter for Weather Underground link

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audio51
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What info to enter for Weather Underground link

Post by audio51 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:57 pm

I am trying to set up one of the 2 cameras I use in BI to run as a weather camera linked to my Weather Station. It indicates that the likely needed info to link the camera is as follows:

Device ID: Audio51xxx
Upload Key: gzbxxxx


Server: webcam.wunderground.com
Password: gxbxxxxx
Directory: "/" (or leave blank)
File name: Image.jpg
Transfer type: binary

I can't find anywhere in BI where this info would work. I clicked the "webcast" tab and this is what I see:
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Can anyone tell me how I can connect this camera to stream on Weather Underground?
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terk
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Re: What info to enter for Weather Underground link

Post by terk » Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:02 pm

I'm not saying all of my settings are correct as I just got this working a few days ago and have tried to shutoff a few of the settings I didn't think should be needed but seemed to be as it stopped working until I turned them back on. First in the Server settings I added a folder in the Clips and archiving tab for WeatherUnderground
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then in the FTP settings on the FTP Server tab I added the FTP settings from WU
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then back on the FTP Servers tab I made sure it was enabled.
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Re: What info to enter for Weather Underground link

Post by terk » Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:11 pm

I then went into the specific cameras settings and set each profile for that camera to record snapshots each 15 minutes to the folder I setup for them in the Clips and archiving tab previously.
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Last I setup the post tab settings for that camera to post the JPGs to the FTP server configured previously.
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I now get a picture uploaded every 15 minutes, this could be more often or less, I just didn't want to be constantly creating a connection to the FTP server.
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terk
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Re: What info to enter for Weather Underground link

Post by terk » Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:34 pm

The "Maintain a Ring of" check box seem to not be needed for the WU Webcam setup as I unchecked that and its continued to work.
TheNin001
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Re: What info to enter for Weather Underground link

Post by TheNin001 » Tue Feb 04, 2020 3:20 pm

Is this setup still working for you? Mine stopped working a few months ago, and can't get it to work anymore. Thanks!
madsci1016
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Re: What info to enter for Weather Underground link

Post by madsci1016 » Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:08 am

Thank you for posting these screenshots. Just got mine working as Hurricane Sally bears down on us.

Really thank you for posting it here and not on a certain other website that has a mentally unstable moderator.... :roll: :roll: :roll:
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Re: What info to enter for Weather Underground link

Post by terk » Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:04 am

madsci1016 wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:08 am
Thank you for posting these screenshots. Just got mine working as Hurricane Sally bears down on us.

Really thank you for posting it here and not on a certain other website that has a mentally unstable moderator.... :roll: :roll: :roll:
Lol, yeah its good to have content here where more people can use it. Hope Sally misses you, looks like it really dumped a ton of rain tonight since it's moving slowly.
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Re: What info to enter for Weather Underground link

Post by TimG » Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:27 pm

Really thank you for posting it here and not on a certain other website that has a mentally unstable moderator.... :roll: :roll: :roll:
He doesn't mean ipscamstalks does he :shock:

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Re: What info to enter for Weather Underground link

Post by madsci1016 » Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:38 am

We recorded 13" on our weather station. Unfortunately our brand new roof (new replacement due to the last major hurricane ) leaked. Looks like it won't be a fight with the roofer for the warranty claim though, yay!

And yes, that is the certain other website.
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