Flussonic Watcher documentation

Camera management

After the module is installed, you will see no camera items, even if they are present on Flussonic Media Server:

To add a camera to the system, click New camera :

Camera management

Camera settings:

  • Title. Must be filled with English letters and numbers, as it will be used in URLs.
  • URL. The camera URL. If you have the camera URL, you can import the camera from the stream server (Flussonic) or use auto-search. For example: rtsp: //mycam.local/stream0
    • Substreams. Additional address. For example: rtsp: //mycam.local/stream1; rtsp: //mycam.local/stream2
  • Thumbnails URL. Address the removal of screenshots from the camera.
  • Location. Location of the camera. Shows the camera placement on the map. You can change its placement. We recommend that you place all camera objects to their actual locations on the map to help users finding them.
  • Address. The postal address of the camera.
  • Owner. Choice of camera owner. Owners are configured in the [Users and Groups] menu (manage-users);
  • Access. The camera availability: to all users, only to registered users or to specific users:
    • Public (public) - available to all users of Flussonic Watcher, regardless of the settings of groups and users. When setting the value of public source appears in the list of cameras for all users of your server. Also, without restrictions on access, the camera can be published on a web page with permanent access without authorization.
    • For customers (authorized) — also available to all users, but you need to authorize on your Flussonic Watcher.
    • Private — is available to the user only when adding access to the camera in the Users and Groups section .
  • Server. Selecting the Flussonic Media Server.
  • DVR. Recording depth. In other words, it’s a number of days after recording when the video archive is available. To enable this option, configure the repository in the System settings or Streamer settings.
  • Options.
    • Turn the camera on and off.
    • Constantly working camera or on request.
    • Image available for preview or not.
    • Restrict access to the camera archive.
  • Comment. Text comment. Auxiliary text that describes camera positioning and other information.

Press Save. After that, the camera will appear on the management page and in the dashboard: