Setup > motion detection, Advanced configuration with the web-based utility, Trigger motion detection – Cisco WVC80N User Manual

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Chapter 3

Advanced Configuration with the Web-based Utility


Wireless-N Internet Home Monitoring Camera

Audio Port

To change the Audio Port, enter the new

port number (even values only, from 1024 to 65534) in
the field provided. The default Audio Port, 2242, can be
used for multicasting and does not normally need to be
reconfigured. If this port number needs to be changed,
contact your network administrator.

Time to Live

Enter the maximum length of time (usually

measured as the number of network routers that can
be passed before the data arrives at its destination or is
dropped) within which the data must reach its destination.
The value must be from 1 to 255. The default value is 16.

To save your changes, click Apply. To cancel any unsaved
changes, click Cancel. To get additional information about
the screen’s features, click Help.

Setup > Motion Detection

The Setup > Motion Detection screen allows you to
configure the Camera’s motion detection settings.

Setup > Motion Detection

Trigger Motion Detection

Enable Motion Detection

Check this box to enable

Motion Detection.

Attachment Type

Select the type of attachment to be

sent, either JPEG or Video. If JPEG is selected, a series of
images will be attached to the e-mail as individual files. If
Video is selected, a single video file will be attached.

Frame Rate

If the Attachment Type field is set to JPEG,

select the frame rate (number of frames to be captured
per second), from 1 to 5. The default value is 1.

Video Format

If the Attachment Type is set to Video,

select the video format, either ASF, MPEG-4, or 3GP.

Pre-Capture Length

This refers to video footage up to

the moment when motion is detected. Select how many
seconds’ worth of this video will be saved. This value must
be between 0 and 4 seconds.

Post-Capture Length

Select how many seconds’ worth

of video will be saved starting from the moment motion
is detected. This value must be between 1 and 5 seconds.


Enter the time in minutes that must pass

between motion detection events. Valid values are 0-5,
10, or 15. The default is 2. A value of 0 indicates no delay
between events.


Select the action(s) to be performed upon

motion detection. Select E-Mail to send an e-mail with a
video attachment to a selected recipient., or select FTP to
send the video to a selected FTP server.

E-Mail Alert

If the Action(s) field is set to E-Mail, fill in the following

Send To

Enter the e-mail address where e-mail will be

sent upon motion detection. You can optionally specify
up to three addresses.

Show “From” as

Enter the e-mail address to be used as

the From field in the e-mail to be sent.


Enter the Subject field for the e-mail, consisting

of 48 alphanumeric characters or less.

SMTP Port Number

Enter the SMTP port number from 1

to 65535. The default is 25.

SMTP Mail Server

If you want to use an SMTP mail server,

check the box next to Specify a SMTP Mail Server. Then
enter the mail server’s name in the field provided.

My Mail Server Requires Authentication

If you are using

an SMTP mail server that requires authentication (you
must log in with a username and password), check this
box, then fill in the Account Name and Password fields.

Test E-Mail

Click this button to send a test e-mail to the

address indicated by the Send To field.


If the Action(s) field is set to FTP, fill in the following fields:

FTP Server

Enter the FTP server name.


Enter the FTP server’s port number.

Login Name and Password

Enter the login name and

password for the account on the FTP server.

Passive Mode

Select Enable (default) to enable passive

mode, or Disable to disable it.

File Path Name

Enter the path to the location where the

file will be saved on the FTP server.