Category: Projects

RTSP authentication with python and gst-rtsp-server

It’s not as easy as it would seem to enable authentication on an rtsp resource with gst-rtsp-server. There are test cases, tutorials and documentation for C, but not really anything usable for python. I spent the better part of a day debugging, searching, and failing to enable authentication. Here is a solution which actually works. First we create an RTSPServer… Read more →

Reverse Engineering DVR firmware

Its almost 2:00AM, and I’m tired as hell. I’ve gotten so close to the point of giving up, that I decided to write this article about my struggles. I have an Identivision DVR which has a password set, which of course has been forgotten. I have taken the entire thing apart, removed the battery, but the user password still remains.… Read more →