Motion - Support Question 2017x 01x 27x 203854

Invalid netcam_url (rtsp://192.168.1.43:554/11) - why?

Question

Hi,

my ipcam strams the video with rtsp. VLC is playing the stream without problems when i enter the url:

rtsp://192.168.1.43:554/11

in motion.conf i entered:

netcam_url rtsp://192.168.1.43:554/11

and get an error message in log file. the stram will not work.

what i am doing wrong?

cheers

1:36:20] netcam_start: Network Camera thread starting... for url (rtsp://192.168.1.43:554/11)                             
[1] [CRT] [NET] [Jan 27 21:36:20] netcam_start: Invalid netcam_url (rtsp://192.168.1.43:554/11)                                                    
[1] [NTC] [ALL] [Jan 27 21:36:27] motion_loop: Video signal lost - Adding grey image                                                               
[1] [WRN] [ALL] [Jan 27 21:36:30] motion_loop: Retrying until successful connection with camera                                                    
[1] [ALR] [NET] [Jan 27 21:36:30] netcam_start: Network Camera thread starting... for url (rtsp://192.168.1.43:554/11)                             
[1] [CRT] [NET] [Jan 27 21:36:30] netcam_start: Invalid netcam_url (rtsp://192.168.1.43:554/11)                                                    
[1] [WRN] [ALL] [Jan 27 21:36:40] motion_loop: Retrying until successful connection with camera                                                    
[1] [ALR] [NET] [Jan 27 21:36:40] netcam_start: Network Camera thread starting... for url (rtsp://192.168.1.43:554/11)                             
[1] [CRT] [NET] [Jan 27 21:36:40] netcam_start: Invalid netcam_url (rtsp://192.168.1.43:554/11)                                                    
[1] [NTC] [ALL] [Jan 27 21:36:49] motion_loop: End of event 1                                                                                      
[1] [NTC] [ALL] [Jan 27 21:36:49] motion_loop: Thread exiting                                                                                      
[1] [NTC] [STR] [Jan 27 21:36:49] stream_stop: Closing motion-stream listen socket & active motion-stream sockets                                  
[1] [NTC] [STR] [Jan 27 21:36:49] stream_stop: Closed motion-stream listen socket & active motion-stream sockets                                   
[0] [NTC] [ALL] [Jan 27 21:36:49] main: Threads finished                                                                                           
[0] [NTC] [STR] [Jan 27 21:36:49] httpd_run: motion-httpd - Finishing                                                                              
[0] [NTC] [STR] [Jan 27 21:36:49] httpd_run: motion-httpd Closing                                                                                  
[0] [NTC] [STR] [Jan 27 21:36:49] motion_web_control: motion-httpd thread exit                                                                     
[0] [NTC] [ALL] [Jan 27 21:36:50] main: Motion terminating                                                                                         
[0] [NTC] [ALL] [Jan 27 21:36:50] motion_remove_pid: Removed process id file (pid file).                                                           
[0] [NTC] [ALL] [Jan 27 21:36:50] motion_remove_pid: Closing logfile (/var/log/motion/motion.log).

Environment

Motion version: 3.2.12
ffmpeg version: avconv version 11.8-6:11.8-1~deb8u1+rpi1, Copyright (c) 2000-2016 the Libav developers built on Oct 8 2016 02:37:00 with gcc 4.9.2 (Raspbian 4.9.2-10)
Libraries: ffmpeg, mysql, postgresql
Server OS: Raspbian 4.9.2-10
-- HennerK - 27 Jan 2017

Answer

Topic revision: r1 - 27 Jan 2017, HennerK
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