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zoneminder-zmu(8)		  zoneminder		     zoneminder-zmu(8)

       zmc - The ZoneMinder Utility

	zmu -d device_path [-v]	[function] [-U<username> -P<password>]
	zmu --device device_path [-v] [function] [-U<username> -P<password>]

	zmu -m monitor_id [-v] [function] [-U<username>	-P<password>]
	zmu --monitor monitor_id [-v] [function] [-U<username> -P<password>]

       This binary is a	handy command line interface to	several	useful
       functions. It's not really meant	to be used by anyone except the	web
       page (there's only limited 'help' in it so far) but can be if
       necessary, especially for debugging video problems.

       General options:
	 -v, --verbose				 - Produce more	verbose	output
	 -l, --list				 - List	the current status of
       active (or all with -v) monitors
	 -h, --help				  - Display usage information
	 -v, --version				  - Print the installed
       version of ZoneMinder

       Options for use with devices:
	 -d, --device [device_path]		 - Get the current video
       device settings for [device_path] or all	devices
	 -V, --version <V4L version>		 - Set the Video 4 Linux API
       version to use for the query, use 1 or 2
	 -q, --query				 - Query the current settings
       for the device

       Options for use with monitors:
	 -m, --monitor <monitor_id>		 - Specify which monitor to
       address,	default	1 if absent
	 -q, --query				 - Query the current settings
       for the monitor
	 -s, --state				 - Output the current monitor
       state, 0	= idle,	1 = prealarm, 2	= alarm,
						   3 = alert, 4	= tape
	 -B, --brightness [value]		 - Output the current
       brightness, set to value	if given
	 -C, --contrast	[value]			 - Output the current
       contrast, set to	value if given
	 -H, --hue [value]			 - Output the current hue, set
       to value	if given
	 -O, --colour [value]			 - Output the current colour,
       set to value if given
	 -i, --image [image_index]		 - Write captured image	to
       disk as <monitor_name>.jpg, last	image captured
						   or specified	ring buffer
       index if	given.
	 -S, --scale <scale_%%ge>		 - With	--image	specify	any
       scaling (in %%) to be applied to	the image
	 -t, --timestamp [image_index]		 - Output captured image
       timestamp, last image captured or specified
						   ring	buffer index if	given
	 -R, --read_index			 - Output ring buffer read
	 -W, --write_index			 - Output ring buffer write
	 -e, --event				 - Output last event index
	 -f, --fps				 - Output last Frames Per
       Second captured reading
	 -z, --zones				 - Write last captured image
       overlaid	with zones to <monitor_name>-Zones.jpg
	 -a, --alarm				 - Force alarm in monitor,
       this will trigger recording until cancelled with	-c
	 -n, --noalarm				 - Force no alarms in monitor,
       this will prevent alarms	until cancelled	with -c
	 -c, --cancel				 - Cancel a forced
       alarm/noalarm in	monitor, required after	being enabled with -a or -n
	 -L, --reload				 - Signal monitor to reload
	 -E, --enable				 - Enable detection, wake
       monitor up
	 -D, --disable				 - Disable detection, put
       monitor to sleep
	 -u, --suspend				 - Suspend detection, useful
       to prevent bogus	alarms when panning etc
	 -r, --resume				 - Resume detection after a
	 -U, --username	<username>		 - When	running	in
       authenticated mode the username and
	 -P, --password	<password>		 - password combination	of the
       given user
	 -A, --auth <authentication>		 - Pass	authentication hash
       string instead of user details

--stderr			  2020-09-16		     zoneminder-zmu(8)


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