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  1. SouthernYankee BUG

    After install version I did a database rebuild. When I click a picture in the alert window. It plays a video from a different camera. Database size is 904 MB, video clips 5726. Also getting some "file could not be found errors", for files that are on the drive, when clicking the alert...
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    HiSilicon Backdoor

    The HiSilicon chip used in NVRs, DVR, cameras has a backdoor.
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    Create a clone camera

    This post is for how to create a clone camera for backing up a cameras video. There are four parts of setting up a clone camera for backup 1) Create a video storage location for the clone camera 2) copy an original camera to create a clone. 3) modify the clone camera to reduce system load 4)...
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    Disk cluster size and Blue Iris

    I am running a 4TB disk for the new folder in blue iris with 13 camera recording, the majority of the files are around 2 GB for a 1 hour recording time. There are no other programs using the disk other than windows system files. The disk was formatted for a windows cluster size of 4K (the...
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    Events: subscription 00002ee2 and 8000fff

    I am receiving Events: subscription 00002ee2 and 8000fff in BI on all of my Cube cameras Annke I61DR and Hikvision DS-2CD2442FWD-IW . These errors just showed up in the last few BI releases. I was not having this problem when I moved to BI 5. The Use PullPointSubscribition flag is...
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    BI: event request 000001f4

    BI: V5.0.6.9 x64 In the status log file i am getting thousands of "events: request 000001f4" from one of my hikvision DS-2CD2442FWD-IW. This may be caused by the camera sending motion events to BI. There is zero motion at the camera. In BI for the camera on the on the trigger tab the...
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    DoorBell camera usage

    I am interested in how many people actual use the cell phone to talk to people at their front door. If you own a door bell camera and never use your phone to talk to people why have the door bell camera.
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    Power setting and CPU utilization

    There was a post on the power setting on some windows systems and the effect on Blue Iris cpu utilization. I have a blue iris running on a Windows WHS 2011 system. I change the power setting from balanced to high performance. The cpu load for BI dropped fof 41% to 25%. What in the power...
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    Hikvision cube sale

    just found a sale on HIKVISION cube $63.00 [$63.00] HIKVISION® DS-2CD2443G0-IW DS-2CD2442FWD-IW 4MP IR Cube Network Camera Indoor (Built-in Microphone Wi-Fi 10m IR DC12V & PoE) NOT free shipping (~$12.00)
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    BI support TAX

    When I clicked on purchasing blue iris support from inside BI for 29.95 I was charged sales tax in Texas. Is there a different way to purchase the support with out paying tax. has offices in Texas.
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    Nest Hacked

    Not sure if this is old news or not. But this is an interesting hack of a Nest camera. Or why nest cameras are not recommended ;( Hacked Nest camera warned of North Korean 'missile attack,' family says
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    Different Web Plugins

    I have multiple dahua cameras. Different cameras seem to require different plugins for Internet explorer. Each time I go to a different camera it request a plugin download. If I go back to the same camera multiple time it does not request a download. The plugins seem to be different versions...
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    Website down ipcamtalk

    What is going on with the ipcamtalk website? It has been down for me yesterday and on and off for the last week. The error I get is cloudflare 522 ?
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    BI bug ?

    After updating last night to BI version All cameras but one are NOT returning alerts anymore. It was working correctly on The cameras are set to report DIO to BI on camera motion. This is not happening, any ideas.
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    Clip storage , over allocation, error

    he clip storage on Blue Iris has gotten screwed up. I have not made any changes to the storage setup in over a month. BI is up to date release X64. Cameras are The cameras are not recording. I have rebooted the PC but it is still the same.
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    Search web site

    I can not seem to get IPCAMTALK web site search to work. Anytime I enter a 3 letter search item, nothing is returned. For example search on NAS or IVS or NVR or DVS. All of theses search items should return information.
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    H.264 storage

    I have a number of cameras that are using H.264. All are set to record direct to disk in Blue Iris. I am trying to understand the storage requirements for H.264. The following information is from a number of different cameras that have 1 hour files, all files are collected in morning between...
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    Blue Iris Android app with VPN

    A newbie question. I have set up my ASUS vpn. I can access my VPN and blue iris from my laptop using wifi from work by first starting OPENVPN then using a web browser to connect to the Blue Iris login page (UI3). So the VPN works and the Blue Iris web server works. The Android Blue Iris App...
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    HIKVISION combine Motion and PIR

    Is there a configuration method in the HIKVISION cameras to combine the PIR event and the Motion event ? Create event when both motion and PIR are detected. This would reduce the number of false events. Or am I way off course. I am using HIKVISION DS-2CD2442FWD and DS-2CD2432FWD