DaPizzaMan
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Motion not available from anything other than localhost.

Sat May 30, 2015 10:26 am

I have installed motion on my raspberry pi many times, but every single time I try it from something that is not the Pi, it doesn't even try to load the web page. Please help! :(


DaPizzaMan
Posts: 8
Joined: Fri May 22, 2015 7:42 pm

Re: Motion not available from anything other than localhost.

Sat May 30, 2015 8:09 pm

I have set webcam_localhost and control_localhost to off, but I still cannot view the webcam from anything else. Would installing an older version of motion work, perhaps?

martyn
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Joined: Sat Dec 24, 2011 3:41 pm

Re: Motion not available from anything other than localhost.

Sun May 31, 2015 6:38 pm

A few things to check:

1. Does the location where the image files are saved actually exist (usually /tmp/motion)
2. Are you adding the 'port number' to the web browser (e.g. 192.168.2.5:8081)
3. Is the image size a multiple of 16?

You can also check the files with less /var/log/messages and less /var/log/syslog (you should go to the bottom of each page, the second might offer you an explanation of error messages).

Hope this helps (btw, I am only a motion user, no programming experience etc).

Martyn.

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