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Author Topic: setting up event to network storage  (Read 8891 times)

factory1

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setting up event to network storage
« on: January 06, 2015, 11:08:02 AM »

i am trying to save events to a folder on my network mac server.  i have setup FTP and email events easily, but have not been able to save to a folder on my network mac server. 

as suggested in other discussions, i am using my IP address in the network storage location path.  in the path, 'camera' is a shared folder.

location:    \\10.0.1.55\camera\CP
workgroup:  have tried with a workgroup name, with an empty field and 'workgroup'
user name:  my username
password:   my password
primary WINS server:  0.0.0.0

any advice is appreciated. 
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cmontyburns

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Re: setting up event to network storage
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2015, 06:55:34 AM »

Are you verifying that this is not working by actually checking your network drive, or just by running the test on the camera and seeing what result it gives you?  I ask because the test fails on each of my four cameras that write to my drive, but the writes actually are all successful.  My settings are basically what you list.
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factory1

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Re: setting up event to network storage
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2015, 06:02:37 PM »

someone here did warn that testing sometimes produced a false negative.  their experience was the same as yours and the files were written to their NAS. 

does it make any difference whether it is a hard drive, NAS or OSX server?  i wouldn't think so, but am wondering if this is the issue.
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cmontyburns

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Re: setting up event to network storage
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2015, 07:36:19 AM »

I doubt it.  My network drive is just a portable HD attached to the USB port on my Airport Extreme router. 
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