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Configuring Motion Detection by email on Hikvision / HiWatch cameras

Open the web-interface of the camera with administrator rights.

Go to Configuration > Network > Advanced Settings > Email

Enter connection details - SMTP ServerSMTP PortSender's Address and add Receiver. The last 2 must match. If authorization is enabled in SMTP server settings, enter username and password, also enable Authentication.

Press Test. If everything is correct, you’ll see a message Succeed and in the logs of Yucca message about created event:

{"component":"server","level":"info","module":"smtp","msg":"Event annotation created","stream_id":10,"time":"2021-05-27T12:24:41+02:00"}

And a yellow marker will appear in the camera’s progress bar.




Next, you need to enable Motion Detection. Go to Configuration > Event > Basic Event > Motion Detection and turn on Enable Motion Detection function. In the tab called Linkage method turn on Send Email as a type of notification.