Feb 032016
 

Following on from my quick review of this camera, I’ve decided to have a deeper look at the camera workings.

I generally look at the following aspects of the device –

  • Network Activity – Does the camera call home?
  • Open Network Ports – Does the camera run any unwanted servers?
  • Interoperability – Does the camera work well with other applications?

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Jan 202016
 

My home Zabbix instance was running out of space today, so I had to resize the partition that it lived on so that it would last a few more days while I worked out how to migrate it from my VMWare host to my ProxMox host.

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Jan 132016
 

If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you’ll know that I’ve set up a Motion daemon to monitor one of my IP Cameras.

Recently, I decided to also make a graph of the motion so that I easily track when motion was detected from my IP Camera. This was easily done with the Zabbix agent as I could send data straight into a Zabbix item with zabbix_sender.

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Dec 302015
 

The SD Card on my Raspberry Pi died this week. So I decided that this time, I’d use Salt to manage my Pi and not have to worry about backing up my configuration from the Pi itself as Salt would be managing it for me!
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