Blue Iris Tools - Weather Overlay, Watchdog & more!

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  1. Mike

    Mike Staff Member

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    April 28, 2018 - Version 1.1.6
    Please update via Blue Iris Tools.

    • Auto BIT update fixed
    • BIT remembers which web server files your select
    • Various misc fixes and adjustments.
    April 25, 2018 - Version 1.1.5
    Please update via Blue Iris Tools.

    • Introducing multiple location weather updates! *BETA*
    • Assign Global IP to BI Macro
    • Auto-insert Google Analytics and Find / Replace in webserver files after BI update
    • Removed @bp2008 webserver files (built into new BI4 version now)
    • BI Update Manager (keep and manage BI updates)
    • BIT Remote coming soon

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    piconut Getting the hang of it

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    I installed the new update and I'm having one issue. When I go to OPTIONS > BACKUP > BACKUP Blue Iris TOOLS SETTINGS it opens the C:\Program Files (x86)\Blue Iris Tools\backup folder and when I click the "Backup BIT Settings" button, I get an error #53 File Not Found. I tried saving to My Docs and same issue. It's like BIT is looking for a previous file.

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    Mike Staff Member

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    Thank you, I think I know the issue. There are more files being backed up....I sent you a PM w/ an exe to try out, please LMK if that works.
     
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    piconut Getting the hang of it

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    Thanks Mike. It worked and probably will for most, but I had one minor issue that may be unique to my install. I had to set the User Account Control Settings (Win 10 64 bit) to OFF or NEVER NOTIFY. Otherwise, when WIn 10 started, it would sit at the prompt to allow Blue Iris Tools to start. I think this is unique to me because I could never get BIT v1.1.4 to start without the UAC prompt previously and had to utilize NSSM (the Non-Sucking Service Manager) to get BIT to start as a service and thus, not have the UAC prompt to allow BIT to start. But I tested the backup function and it works now with no errors. So I think this will work for 99% of the users.
     
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    m3tpe Young grasshopper

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    download complete, but wouldnt install.. how do i fix that issue?
     
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    Did you download and try to install via the file in the first post? Going to need more information to help you. What was the issue?
     
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    April 28, 2018 - Version 1.1.6
    Please update via Blue Iris Tools.

    • Auto BIT update fixed
    • BIT remembers which web server files your select
    • Various misc fixes and adjustments.
    April 25, 2018 - Version 1.1.5
    Please update via Blue Iris Tools.

    • Introducing multiple location weather updates!
    • Assign Global IP to BI Macro
    • Auto-insert Google Analytics and Find / Replace in web server files after BI update
    • Removed @bp2008 web server files (built into new BI4 version now)
    • BI Update Manager (keep and manage BI updates)
    • BIT Cloud coming soon
     
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    marklyn Getting the hang of it

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    Mike, great tools, and thank you for doing this.
    Would you consider adding a BI reg backup function for the entire BI reg key: Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Perspective Software
    I regularly test and change various settings for my 12 cams to try out new/better triggers or features and it would be nice to revert to a backup of this entire tree.
    The "backup" feature in BI has failed me a few times already because it backup (overlays prev backup) each time you launch BI so you really have to be mindful, plus you always have to enter the reg key if you do restore from that backup.
    Anyway, I'd appreciate it if you consider this of value and add this functionality at some point.

    Mark
     
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    This feature is already built into BIT in the "Options" tab, then the "Backup" button on the bottom right.
     
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    marklyn Getting the hang of it

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    Ahhh. Found it (again). I saw it before but only noticed the backup of the BI tools settings; overlooked BI camera settings backup!
    However, When I try to backup BI Settings, it does say successful but there is nothing in the backup folder.
    Subsequently, if I opt to backup the BIT settings, it does create a new backup file for that in the backup folder.
    Any idea why it's not backing up BI camera settings?
    Other than that, everything else (weather overlays, etc.) all works fine.
     
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    Hi Mike, thanks for your work.
    I have installed the update and I still have the problem before:
    - If in "units" I choose Celsius and km / h. the precipitation data appears in mm, but it lacks a 0 in the units. Also in wind speed, 115 km / h appear instead of 11.5 km / h.
    - If in "units" I choose Celsius and MPH, the wind speed appears correctly, but the precipitation data appear in inches. :-( celsius_kmh.jpg celsius_mph.png
     
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    IDLE Getting the hang of it

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    What is
    • BIT Remote coming soon
     
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    Thanks for the development of this fine tool. I am on the latest

    I am not sure what I am doing wrong but I can't get "everything" box to stay checked. I check the everything box, then click update, and see the new values are indeed updated, Then when I exit BIT and come back "Everything" box is unchecked again. I can see Everything=1 in the INI file even though it's behaving as if its not checked in the GUI. Updates won't work for "everything" until I recheck "everything" box again. I tried nuking the INI file to see if the issue still happened and indeed it still does after saving a new INI with "everything" box checked


    Here is my ini without email account stuff and the weather station ID removed as well.
    [General]
    Language=custom
    BlueIrisAdmin.exe=1
    Update Frequency=5
    Retry Frequency=30
    UpdateCheck=1
    BIT Version=1.1.6
    Tab=3
    Auto Update=1
    Auto Boot=1
    Auto Min=1
    Tray=1
    Settings Left=0
    Settings Top=0
    Main Left=4320
    Main Top=1410
    Remove N/A=1
    Remove Zero=1
    Overlay Hint=1
    [Watchdog]
    Webserver IP=192.168.1.24
    Webserver Port=81
    Refresh Rate=10
    MaxAttempts=5
    AutoRefreshIP=0
    HideIPMismatchMsg=0
    CPUMax=95
    AlertDuration=60
    WaitBetweenEmail=5
    MaxEmails=5
    URL=URL
    Sound=Path
    Enabled=1
    DetectFreezeScreen=0
    Webserver=1
    CPU Stats=0
    FolderMsg=1
    Folder=1
    EmailWatch=0
    [Directories]
    Temperature=D:\Program Files\BlueIrisTools\txt\temperature.txt
    Humidity=D:\Program Files\BlueIrisTools\txt\humidity.txt
    Wind String=D:\Program Files\BlueIrisTools\txt\winddescription.txt
    Wind MPH=D:\Program Files\BlueIrisTools\txt\windspeed.txt
    Precipitation=D:\Program Files\BlueIrisTools\txt\precipitation.txt
    Pressure=D:\Program Files\BlueIrisTools\txt\pressure.txt
    Wind Chill=D:\Program Files\BlueIrisTools\txt\windchill.txt
    Time Updated=D:\Program Files\BlueIrisTools\txt\timeupdated.txt
    Date Updated=D:\Program Files\BlueIrisTools\txt\dateupdated.txt
    Heat Index=D:\Program Files\BlueIrisTools\txt\heatindex.txt
    UV=D:\Program Files\BlueIrisTools\txt\uv.txt
    CPU=D:\Program Files\BlueIrisTools\txt\cpu.txt
    Everything=D:\Program Files\BlueIrisTools\txt\everything.txt
    IP=D:\Program Files\BlueIrisTools\txt\IP.txt
    [Other Weather]
    F=°F
    C=°C
    MPH= MPH
    km/h= km/h
    Temperature=1
    Everything=1
    Date Updated=1
    Time Updated=1
    CPU=0
    UV=0
    Heat Index=0
    Humidity=1
    Wind MPH=1
    Wind String=1
    Precipitation=1
    Pressure=0
    Wind Chill=0
    Last Station ID=
    [Pushover]
    Sound=Pushover (default)
    Priority=0
    [Email Settings]
    Last Server=
    Last Port=
    Send To=
    Username=
    PW=
    [DDNS]
    update ip=60
    timeout=60
    [Units]
    Fahrenheit=1
    MPH=1
    [Blue Iris Settings]
    version=4
    [Macros]
    Overlay Left=6915
    Overlay Top=2760
    Left=-480
    Top=2070
    [LastResults]
    Height=4920
    Width=7215
    Left=1875
    Top=735
    [Log]
    Screen Top=1560
    Screen Left=15
    Screen Width=9180
    Screen Height=5445
    Enable=0
    BIT=0
    Watchdog=0
    Weather=0
    CPU=0
    [Update Manager]
    Enabled=1
     
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    Seems like there is a new bug with this, thanks for reporting. I'll fix it for the next release

    I guess the conversion is wrong? Is this happening for anyone else? I will try to duplicate the error, or perhaps allow users to input their own calculation. In the meantime can you please share your language file with the community?

    It will be a new feature that is now called BIT Cloud (not remote, cloud sounds better). I am keeping the details to myself for now but trust me when I say it will be a major update! I'm in my nerdery working on it right meow.

    Weird, never had anyone report this bug before. Can you shoot me a PM with either TeamViewer or Ultraviewer credentials please so I can take a look?
     
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    I'm also having the same issue, the "everything" box wont stay ticked, even though the settings.ini has everything=1
     
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    Thank you for reporting this.
     
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    I'm also having the same issue, the "everything" box wont stay ticked, even though the settings.ini has everything=1
    Thanks for a great product.
     
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    May 12, 2018 - Version 1.1.7
    Please update via Blue Iris Tools.

    • Fixed 'Everything' option not saving.
    Thanks to everyone who reported this bug!
     
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    Installed the latest update and "everything" is working great now. Thanks for the quick response and a great product.
     
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    marklyn Getting the hang of it

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    Got the update and see that the backup does backup the BITools settings but it's not backing up the BI cameras in the backup folder.
     
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    Wondering if I can make a feature request?

    BI isn't able to wrap text in the labels/macros and I often see overflow in some of the weather descriptions. Could a "length" text box be added next where each macro is defined, if the text from the forecast exceeds the length then a line feed be added before the last occurrence of space character?

    Thanks
     
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    piconut Getting the hang of it

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    Same here. BITools DOES backup, but camera settings DO NOT backup for me either with v1.1.7. I tired backing up to several places to see if it was a permissions issue but never could get it to work.
     
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    sorry, where download link ?
     
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    Top of page where it says Blue Iris Tools.
     
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    Hi Mike

    This has happen on Version 1.6 and 1.7.

    I have a problem with the watchdog. When i enable the check box BIT finds BI and says watchdog on.
    Then if i close BI, BIT watchdog comes up with an error see pict. then the watchdog check box is not enabled.

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    Any help on this please
     
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    Sorry i cant find/// send me please!
     
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    marklyn Getting the hang of it

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    Adzuma, it's literally at the bottom of the first post in this thread, here: Blue Iris Tools - Weather Overlay, Watchdog & more!
    You have to click in the attachments box at the bottom of that thread for each/any of the files he posted there.