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Created Sep 12, 2019
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Ubuntu 16.04.1 ZoneMinder Source Install
server {
listen 80 default_server;
server_name _;
root /var/www/zm;
index index.php;
location / {
try_files $uri $uri/ /index.php?$args;
location ~ \.php$ {
try_files $uri =404;
include /etc/nginx/fastcgi_params;
fastcgi_index index.php;
fastcgi_param SCRIPT_FILENAME $document_root$fastcgi_script_name;
fastcgi_pass unix:/run/php/php7.0-fpm.sock;
location /cgi-bin/nph-zms {
include fastcgi_params;
fastcgi_param SCRIPT_FILENAME /usr/lib/cgi-bin/nph-zms;
fastcgi_pass unix:/var/run/fcgiwrap.socket;
location /api/ {
rewrite ^/api(.+)$ /api/index.php?p=$1 last;
# Future notes for self
# Host mysql in separate freebsd jail
# tune zfs datasets accordingly
sudo apt-get install php php-mysql build-essential libmysqlclient-dev libssl-dev libbz2-dev libpcre3-dev libdbi-perl libarchive-zip-perl libdate-manip-perl libdevice-serialport-perl libmime-perl libpcre3 libwww-perl libdbd-mysql-perl libsys-mmap-perl yasm subversion automake autoconf libjpeg-turbo8-dev libjpeg-turbo8 php-cli libtheora-dev libvorbis-dev libvpx-dev libx264-dev libmp4v2-dev wget git-core mysql-client cmake build-essential libpolkit-backend-1-dev libcurl3 libavfilter-dev libavformat-dev libavutil-dev libswscale-dev libavformat-dev libavutil-dev libavdevice-dev libcurl4-gnutls-dev libgnutls-dev libvlc-dev libgcrypt-dev mysql-server nginx-extras fcgiwrap php-fpm libsys-meminfo-perl libsys-cpu-perl
git clone
cd ZoneMinder
git submodule init
git submodule update --init --recursive
cmake -DZM_WEBDIR=/var/www/zm -DZM_CGIDIR=/usr/lib/cgi-bin -DZM_WEB_USER=www-data -DZM_WEB_GROUP=www-data -DZM_DB_USER=zm01 -DZM_DB_PASS=zm01 -DZM_DB_HOST=localhost -DZM_DB_NAME=zm01
sudo make install
mysql -u zm01 -p < db/zm_create.sql
# Copy over zoneminder.service to /etc/systemd/system/
# date.timezone = America/Denver in /etc/php/7.0/fpm/php.ini
mkdir /var/www/zm/{events,images}
chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/zm/*
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