UNIVERGE BLUE MONITOR Server is currently supported on the following platforms: – Linux x86_64, kernel 3.10 or later. – Linux ARM, inlcuding package for Raspberry PI and Jetson.
Note: the instructions below are for Linux x86_64. Please contact us for packages and instructions for other platforms.
|Recommended minimal system requirements|
|CPU:||Single Dual Core 2.00 GHz with SSE4.2 support|
|Disk:||4 GB of free space|
|Network:||100 Mbps or more|
Approximate RAM usage depending on number of cameras (assume that video bitrate is 2 Mbps per camera):
|Number of cameras||Recommended RAM||Recommended CPU type|
|100||16 GB||i3 – i5|
|500||32 GB||i5 – i7|
2 Recommended SKUs that you can purchase from SimplyNUC :
UNIVERGE BLUE MONITOR Server uses following TCP ports:
If cameras are in the local network with the server (BLUE MONITOR Server), and users are going to access the server remotely only through the cloud (Blue Monitor web interface), then you need to open just one UDP port 1196 – it will serve for both inbound & outbound connections.
If you need our help with installation/setup, there are two options:
|80||HTTP Access port|
|83||Web API HTTP port|
|86||Web API HTTPS port|
|443||HTTPS Access port|
|1935||RTMP streaming port|
|1936||RTMPS streaming port|
|8080||WebRTC insecure port|
|8083||WebRTC secure port|
|8888||WS camera protocol port|
|8883||WSS camera protocol port|
|9000||Storage server HTTP port|
|9443||Storage server HTTPS port|
|12050||Account server HTTP port. (Only if you are running on the compatibility mode with earlier versions of VXG Server)|
|12443||Account server HTTPS port. (Only if you are running on the compatibility mode with earlier versions of VXG Server)|
Please make sure that there are no conflicts with other services on the same machine.
You can use NAS S3 compatible storage to increase our recording duration. You will need to provide an HTTP URL of the S3 compatible storage &:
Quick start on Linux
Step 1: Download the BLUE Server from home.bluemonitor.net and go to the directory with the downloaded BLUE Server.
Step 2: Install Docker and docker-compose if they are not installed yet, you can do it manually or using the script included in the package:
We recommend using Docker Community Edition, version 18.06.* or 19.03.* and docker-compose version 1.24.* or newer.
Step 3: Logout and re-login into your system
Step 4: Start the VXG Server:
Step 5: Open it in a browser using the server’s IP address or hostname http://SERVER_HOSTNAME/
The default user name and password are:
username: admin password: admin
username: ubuntu password: password
You will need a RaspberryPI with 4 GBs of RAM, you can choose from the options on the official website or Amazon:
Here’s the flash-able image with Ubuntu for Raspberry PI – Download
this image can be installed on an SD card and then you’ll just need to plug this SD into your RPI and power it up
1.Download the package
2.Install and run balenaEtcher on your Windows or Mac (more information here)
3.Insert the SD card (32GB or more) into the laptop and format it.
4.Open balenaEtcher and flash your SD card following the steps in the application. Wait for the successful flashing of the card – it can take ~1 hour.
5.**Raspberry Pi Argon Case – set jumpers to 2 and 3 (Power always ON) – refer to Argon Manual https://www.amazon.com/s?k=argon+raspberry+pi+4+case&crid=2RH3HQ16OPYC6&sprefix=argon+ras%2Caps%2C186&ref=nb_sb_ss_ts-doa-p_1_9
6.Open CMD and Curl https://download.argon40.com/argon1.sh|bash ; reboot
7.Plug this SD card into your RPI, connect the power cable and Ethernet.
8.Find the local IP address of RPI on your router and open it in a browser.
9.You will see the web interface of BLUE Server – the login credentials are admin/admin
10.Go to the next step to get your license key
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