Network, camera, action!

For a while now I’ve been running a couple of Raspberry Pi’s as security cameras. They use the ‘motion’ software to spot movement, then save a wee video of the action then upload it to a network drive hosted on a Synology DS115J NAS.

It only just dawned on me that the Synology has a package called ‘Surveillance Station’ which is meant to do just that.

As I’m bound to forget, and it might be useful to others, here’s the settings needed to use the Pi as an IP camera:

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