ZoneMinder Documentation

Welcome to ZoneMinder’s documentation. Please navigate to one of the links below.

If you are facing issues that are not covered in the documentation, please feel free to check the ZoneMinder Forums or join the ZoneMinder-Chat Slack channel if you prefer real time interaction.

Installation Guide
Many distribution repos only hold older versions of ZoneMinder, current versions contain many bug fixes and updated functionality. Instructions here for installing updated packages or compiling from source.
User Guide
Guide to setting up ZoneMinder for the first time and detailed guides for using the ZoneMinder front end.
Information on using the CakePHP based API for interfacing to ZoneMinder
Frequently Asked Questions
How to contribute to ZoneMinder. As a community project we always need help, you don’t need to be a coder to test or update documentation.
Event Notification Server and Machine Learning hooks
Documentation for the 3rd party Event Notification Server and Machine Learning for Object/People/Face detection.

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