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ConfigOptionTargetDir
This is the target directory for all snapshots, images files and movie files. You will normally always want to specify this parameter as an absolute path. Note t...
ConfigOptionTextRight
text_right is displayed in the lower right corner of the pictures. If the option is not defined no text is displayed at this position. You can place the text in q...
ConfigOptionTimelapseFilename
Default value is equivalent to legacy 'oldlayout' option. File extension .mpg is automatically added so do not include this. This option uses conversion specifier...
ConfigOptionWidth
Motion does not scale so should be set to the actual size of the v4l device. In case of a net camera motion sets the height to the height of the first image read....
ConfigOptionFfmpegVariableBitrate
Experiment for the value that gives you the desired compromise between size and quality.
ConfigOptionPreCapture
Motion buffers the number of picture frames defined by 'pre_capture'. When motion is detected the pictures in the buffer are included in the video clip generated ...
ConfigOptionSdlThreadnr
This feature is considered experimental in nature
ConfigOptionStreamLocalhost
By setting this to on, the webcam can only be accessed on the same machine on which Motion is running.
ConfigOptionTextDouble
This option makes the text defined by text_left, text_right and text_changes twice the normal size. This may be useful when using large picture formats such as 64...
ConfigOptionTrackMaxx
Only used for stepper motor tracking.
ConfigOptionFfmpegTimelapseMode
Note that it is important that you use the conversion specifiers in ffmpeg_filename that ensure that the new timelapse file indeed is a new file. If the filename ...
ConfigOptionOnMotionDetected
To disable the feature simply do not include the option in the file or comment it out by placing a "#" or ";" as the first character on the line before the execut...
ConfigOptionOnMovieStart
Full path name of the program/script. This can be any type of program or script. Remember to set the execution bit in the ACL and if it is a script type program s...
ConfigOptionQuality
100 means hardly compressed. A small number means a much smaller file size but also a less nice quality image to look at. 50 is a good compromise for most.
ConfigOptionSqlLogPicture
Configuration option common to MySQL and PostgreSQL. Motion must be built with MySQL or PostgreSQL support to use this feature.
ConfigOptionEmulateMotion
This feature is not meant to be the normal mode of operation. Especially not if you have any of the picture or movie features enabled since it will keep on saving...
ConfigOptionFfmpegOutputMovies
Generates a new film at the beginning of each new event and appends to the film for each motion detected within the same event. The current event ends when the ti...
ConfigOptionOnMovieEnd
Full path name of the program/script. This can be any type of program or script. Remember to set the execution bit in the ACL and if it is a script type program s...
ConfigOptionTrackAuto
Requires a tracking camera type supported by Motion.
ConfigOptionVideodevice
This is the video4linux device name. Ignore this for net cameras.
ConfigOptionLightswitch
Experiment to see what works best for your application. Note: From version 3.1.17 (snap release 2 and on) this option has changed from a boolean (on or off) to a ...
ConfigOptionMinimumFrameTime
This option is used when you want to capture images at a rate lower than 2 per second. When this is enabled the framerate option is used only to set the pace the ...
ConfigOptionPowerLineFrequency
These are the valid values Value Description 1 Do not modify device setting 0 Power line frequency Disabled 1 50 Hz 2 60 Hz 3 A...
ConfigOptionRoundrobinSkip
The Round Robin feature is automatically activated where multiple threads are sharing the same video device. Each thread can then set different input channels or ...
ConfigOptionSwitchfilter
This is a round robin related feature used when you have a capture card with multiple inputs (controlled by the 'input' option) on the same videodevice.
ConfigOptionNorm
This value is only used for capture cards using the BTTV driver.
ConfigOptionProcessIdFile
When Motion is started and this option is defined, Motion creates a file containing the process ID if the main Motion thread. This can be used by scripts to ident...
ConfigOptionSqlLogMovie
Configuration option common to MySQL and PostgreSQL. Motion must be built with MySQL or PostgreSQL support to use this feature.
ConfigOptionVideoPipe
Using this you can view the results in real time. E.g. by using the program camstream. Disable this option by not having it in the config file (or comment it out ...
ConfigOptionDatabaseType
Motion can be compiled with MySQL, PostgreSQL or SQLite3 database support. When enabled Motion can be configured to add a record to a table in the database as spe...
ConfigOptionFramerate
The faster you fetch pictures from the camera the more CPU load you get and the more pictures get included when Motion is detected. Motion will stop storing pictu...
ConfigOptionFrequency
This option is only relevant if you have a TV tuner card where you can select the tuner frequency. Your tuner card must support this feature.
ConfigOptionStreamAuthMethod
The parameters have the following meaning. * 0 = disabled * 1 = Basic authentication * 2 = MD5 digest (the safer authentication) Note that if you are ena...
ConfigOptionThresholdTune
This feature makes Motion continuously adjust the threshold for declaring motion. The threshold setting is ignored when activating this feature. It may give diffe...
ConfigOptionTrackIomojoId
Only used for iomojo camera.
ConfigOptionNetcamProxy
Use this if you need to connect to a network camera through a proxy server. Example of syntax: "http://myproxy.mydomain.com:1024 If the proxy port number is 80 y...
ConfigOptionOutputDebugPictures
Motion images shows the motion content of the pictures. This is good for tuning and testing but probably not very interesting for the general public. Default is n...
ConfigOptionOutputPictures
If you set the value to 'first' Motion saves only the first motion detected picture per event. If you set it to "best" Motion saves the picture with most changed ...
ConfigOptionTrackMaxy
Only used for stepper motor tracking.
ConfigOptionDespeckle
A way of tuning (by removing or enhancing) noise in the motion image. Options for the despeckle feature are any of 'e', 'E', 'd' or 'D'. This can be combined by a...
ConfigOptionNetcamUrl
Motion can connect to a network camera through a normal TCP socket. All you need to give it is the URL. The URL given must return either one single jpeg picture o...
ConfigOptionPictureFilename
This option uses conversion specifiers which are codes that start by % and then a letter. The conversion specifiers used has the same function as for the C functi...
ConfigOptionPostCapture
The purpose of this is mainly to create smooth video clips each time motion is detected. Use it to you personal taste (and disk space).. This option is the prefer...
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