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Amcrest to Dahua ipcam mapping

Per this thread some Amcrest cams can utilize the Dahua firmware, which seems to be more likely to get security fixes and updates, and unlocks a few features like (depending on support) available 3rd stream, face detection, IVS, SmartIR & up to 40960 bitrate.https://ipcamtalk.com/threads/how-to-upgrade-amcrest-lorex-to-dahua-firmware-and-get-all-dahua-features.44864 To get your camera’s Alt model number:> http://cam-ip/cgi-bin/magicBox.cgi?action=getSystemInfo Amcrest Dahua IP8M-T2499EW […]

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Docker, Traefik, Jellyfin, DLNA

It seems most media servers (Jellyfin, Emby, Plex, UMS…etc) recommend using docker host networking (-net=host) when running within a container so that it can see UDP traffic on port 1900 for DLNA discovery. This is undesirable for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that a reverse proxy (Traefik, perhaps?) running in […]

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Capture iPhone network traffic with tcpdump and WireShark

1. Jailbreak iPhone2. Install tcpdump from Cydia (manpage)3. Install OpenSSH from Cydia4. Install WireShark on your local machine (wireshark docs)5. Connect iPhone to same network as local6. WireShark -> SSH Remote Capture7. Remote address: IP of your iPhone8. Remote port: 229. Username: root10. Password: alpine11. Remote Interface: <make this blank>12. Remote Capture Command: 13. Remote […]

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Windows 10 Import Pictures Zero New Pictures Found

This message appears when you attempt to re-import pictures from a device that you’ve already imported them from (but maybe you didn’t delete them the first time?).  The reason is that Windows 10 keeps a record of all the images you’ve imported from your devices using the Photo Import Wizard/tool, presumeably to prevent you from importing a bunch […]

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Windows 8 File History – Change Computer Name

I will show you how to change the “Computer Name” portion of your Windows 8 File History backups. This method applies to the following scenarios: You replaced your old computer, but would like to continue using the same File History Backup You changed your Computer Name AFTER initially setting up File History Navigate to C:\Users\<Username>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\FileHistory […]

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Fixing iTunes Restore Error 16xx (1600, 1604, 1648…etc)

If you’re having problems restoring your iPhone, iPod and keep getting one of these 16xx errors, the solution might be much simpler than you think! The iPhone could not be restored.  An unknown error occurred (1600). There are numerous reasons for running into these errors – one of the simplest (and least obvious) fixes for […]

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Hello world!

Here’s my first post – figured it was about time to start putting up some of my trials and tribulations as a nerd for the benefit of posterity. Some things I intend to cover here: Programming (PHP, Yii, MySQL, javascript, jquery, EnyoJS) Running a website (Dreamhost, linux scripts, WordPress, AdWords, Google Analytics) General Hacks (Windows […]