Originally Posted by soleilarw
Use an .htaccess file to protect your web directory, use htpasswd to create the password for it. With .htaccess in place the web browser itself will request authentication without additional programming. You need to read related Apache documentation for the details.
If your JPG files are named with a certain pattern (for example date + counter + extension, like 2009-05-13_0001.jpg), then you can access images directly. As a matter of fact, if your Apache installation is set to allow directory listings for directories without index files (no index.html), then you will not need a web page, because Apache will generate the directory listing automatically.
With proper configuration you will not need any scripting at all.
so all i would need to do is create a symbolic link between the motion folder and a folder in www add the .htaccess file and its done!?!
linux never ceases to amaze me, thank you ! i will also look up zoneminder
just read the zoneminders main page ....wow i espicialy like the bit about xhtml for compatable phones!
sadly zoneminder just refuses to show video see here http://www.zoneminder.com/forums/vie...?p=52652#52652
for the problem (hopefully some kind soul on zone minder forum will reply and fix it for me (if you have a read youll see i have exhusted all options i can think of
i instructed motion to save its images to a folder in the www folder and i can indeed view them in a list (my phone downloads them then allws viewing so not ideal but certainly workable) i have a tutorial on apche login methods bookmarked and will read when i get a second to my self (been hectic trying to sort out that zone minder (man that would of been perfect)