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Author Topic: Stange behaviour when saving to FTP  (Read 1602 times)

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July 16, 2015, 04:45:14 am
Hello all,

recently i bought two Tenvis TH692 on the German market. Both of the cams are Hardwareversion V9.10 and they came with firmware V9.1.1.1.1.3.

My problem:
I have set up the cams to save pictures and videos to a ftp location in case of motion detect. This works like a charm. The cams save pictures into /ftppath/yearmonthday/IMG001 and video files to /ftppath/yearmonthday/rec001.

For example:
/ftppath/20150715/IMG001/IMG_chn0_md_20150715123229_001.jpg
or
/ftppath/20150715/rec001/rec012_20150715123219_02_9211.avi


But:
After a while, let's say after 10 or 15 minutes, the subfolder 20150715 changes to 20150715.._-- and a new folder 20150715 is created.  :-[ :-\ :o

Here's the directory structure from my ftp server:

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tenviscam@ftpserver:/ftppath# tree -d
.
├── 20150715
│   ├── IMG001
│   └── rec001
└── 20150715.._--
    ├── IMG001
    └── rec001

6 directories


And now the best:

Again after a while, let's again say after 10 or 15 minutes, the cam creates a subfolder 20150715 in 20150715.._--, also containing subdirectories IMG001 and rec001   >:( ???

Then, the directory structure of my ftp server looks like this:

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tenviscam@ftpserver:/ftppath# tree -d
.
├── 20150715
│   ├── IMG001
│   └── rec001
└── 20150715.._--
    ├── 20150715
    │   ├── IMG001
    │   └── rec001
    ├── IMG001
    └── rec001

9 directories


For me, this is completely useless. I expect that the cam saves it's content to /ftppath/20150715/IMG001/ and the next day to /ftppath/20150716/IMG001/ and so on....

Can anybody explain why this happens? I didn't find anything in the WebGUI of the cam regarding this bullshit... What do i need to do to change this?

Since i have root access to this camera i was thinking that i might be able to find a config file in /etc/ipcamera which controls this bullshit, but i was failing. There are not so many config files, but all of the config file parameters are simply in the files, they are not documented in them. This makes it hard to try.....

Does anybody of you have an idea?

If this is in the wrong section please move to the right section.....


Regards
Christian