This is a short How-to for installing ZoneMinder on blackPanther OS with RPMs Currently RPMS are available for v11.1. Requires installed:
blackPanther OS v11.1 , Apache webserver , MySQL-server, ZoneMinder
and compatible cameras or a USB webcam.
After the blackPanther OS installed need you run the system repository update!
Manual Update command:
updating repo Update
Manual installation through rpm command
Download your choosen RPM from the listed repositories. Start console and run:
The installer will automatically select and install the dependencies: MySQL-, Apache-server and some packages. After you successfully installed all RPMs in the console. Run the following commands to start Apache and MySQL:
services httpd start
Note for systemd users: all output is redirected to /var/log/messages instead of printing them on stdout and stderr which means if something goes wring you should have a look at /var/log/httpd/error_log
services httpd on
services mysqld on
Log in into root console and run:
services zm start
And follow the messages on screen. If this first start or upgrade need you run zminit in root console and enter the requires informations:
and follow the steps on the screen. This script will setup the ZoneMinder database, creating the zm_admin user for database access and update the /etc/zm.conf
To enable the start of ZoneMinder at boot enter:
service zm on
After this ZoneMinder will start at boot after apache2 and mysql were started.
After successfully installation the ZoneMinder web interface can be reached at http://127.0.0.1/zm Login with ‘admin’ username and password
If you want monitoring the installed cameras without browser then a good solution the ZMviewer Qt based client. This application also available in repositories.
And run from menu :