Motion - Bug Report 2006x 02x 28x 192111
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BUG: webcam_localhost behaviour

See support question SupportQuestion2006x02x24x095024

webcam_localhost setting in config file is ignored. Seen to be set to "off" in web interface even when specifically set to "on". Likewise control_localhost.

When webcam_localhost set to "on" can still access from remote computers. Not proved this with control interface.

Test case

set control_localhost to "on" in motion.conf and webcam_localhost to "on" in a thread and use web interface to check setting.

In web interface set to "on" - test access from another system.


Motion version: 3.2.4
ffmpeg version: 3:20060210-0.0
Shared libraries: ffmpeg, mysql
Server OS: debian unstable 2.6.14

-- DickMiddleton - 28 Feb 2006

Follow up

I don't understand your problem even i can't reproduce your problem. Unless you have a routeable lo interface what you said is not posible. Please try to check where is listening motion for control_port , i.ex if you have control_port 8080 :

netstat -ant

when i tried i got

-- AngelCarpintero - 28 Feb 2006

Fix record

Topic revision: r2 - 28 Feb 2006, AngelCarpintero
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