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Connect QVR Pro to QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite

 

In this tutorial, you will learn how to connect QVR Pro to QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite.

Step_1: Open QVR Pro and set the event

  • For information on installing QVR Pro, please visit https://www.qnap.com/en/how-to/tutorial/article/how-to-install-qvr-pro-beta
  • Once installed, start QVR Pro, and open "Event Management".
  • Click "+" to create a new rule.
  • Enter a "Name" (for example: QIoT). (The "Description" is optional)
  • Click "Next".
  • In "If -->The following event(s) occur", click "Add".
  • In "Add Event":
    • Name: Enter a preferred name (for example: "QIoT").
    • Type: Choose "Event URL".
  • Enter an "Event source name" (for example: "temp").
  • After entering the Event source name, a URL link will appear. Click "Copy to Clipboard".
  • Click "OK".
  • In "Then -->Perform the following action(s)", click "Add".
  • In "Add Action":
    • Name: Enter a preferred name (for example: "Action").
    • Type: Choose "Event Recording".
  • In "Items":
    • Choose a camera ( If you have not set up a camera, refer to the Quick Setup Tutorial of QVR Pro Beta 0.8 for instructions)
    • Click "OK".
  • Click "Next".
  • Click "Finish".

Step_2: Setting QIoT Rule http request node

  • Open your IoT Application and click "Rule".
  • In "function", choose "switch" and "http request", and then pull them into Flow 1.
  • Click "Switch". (In here, set up the rules yourself).
  • Click "http request":
    • In "URL: Enter the URL link you have copied from QVR settings. (If QVR Pro and QIoT are used in the same NAS, the IP address must be changed to "10.0.7.1")
  • Click "Done" and "Save".
  • If QIoT received the rules settings it will notify QVR Pro to capture video. You will see the message "event [temp] detected".
Release date: 2017-10-26
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