Various ZM thoughts
This page contain's various learnings related to ZoneMinder. I'll be adding many sub pages for various tips and tricks. Hope toy find it useful. You can contact me by searching for user 'asker' on the ZoneMinder forums. I don't claim to be a ZM expert, so feel free to correct my observations. A lot of these tips come from other Zoneminder forum members. I'll attribute credits where I remember.
Note that I am not putting this under the "distribution specific guides" as a lot of what I will document don't only map to Ubuntu.
Understanding ZoneMinder's Zoning system for Dummies (Illustrated)
How to use your external camera's motion detection with ZM (and a basic explanation of ZM's trigger architecture)
Modifying ZoneMinder to remember run state names (and why that is very useful)
How to use ZoneMinder with cameras it may not directly support (but you have some way to extract images from it)