How do I use Shinobi CCTV Solution with Wasabi?

Shinobi is an Open Source CCTV and NVR solution. Shinobi is validated to use with Wasabi.


  • Complete Installation of Shinobi
  • Monitors in Shinobi with Recording enabled
  • Wasabi Account
  • Wasabi Bucket Created
  • Valid Access Keys with Access to your bucket

1.  Click on your username in the top left hand corner, select "Settings"



2. Click on "S3-Based Network Storage"



3. Change the "Autosave" dropdown to "Yes", fill out the details, click "Save"

Fill in the remaining details for Wasabi

  • Endpoint Address:
  • Access Key Id: <your access key>
  • Secret Access Key: <your secret access key>
  • Region: US East 1

NOTE: That this example discusses the use of Wasabi's us-east-1 storage region. To use other Wasabi storage regions, please use the appropriate Wasabi service URL as described in this article.


  • Save Links to Database: Save links to the video files stored in Wasabi to your local database, this will allow files in Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage to show up in your calendar when you select Video Set "Cloud".
  • Max Storage Amount: Limit the total utilization of storage in Wasabi, this allows you to clear backups when your bucket size goes over a certain amount. This amount is set in MB.
    Caution: There is a current bug in Shinobi, and setting this may not work properly



4. Validate videos in Wasabi

Shinobi will upload any videos which have started recording after the addition of the S3-Based Network Storage configuration. You may not immediately see videos in your bucket. You will have to wait for a new video to start and finish recording after you make this configuration change before it will be uploaded. The "Recording Segment Interval" option in your monitor settings will adjust how long the recordings are.


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