Activating the Homekit Log

Q: I want to connect my camera to Apple Homekit but it always fails. Is there a way to access the corresponding error log?

A: In order to activate the Homekit log, please use the following command. Just copy/paste the command to the address bar of your web browser and simply change the IP to the one of your camera:


This command will activate the HomeKit log and will be saved on the SD card. Try to connect your camera and you should then be able to read the log with the following command:


If your camera irregularly looses connection activate the log and wait until the camera does not work anymore in HomeKit. You can then download the log file from the SD card. Just open http://camera-IP/webui_sd/ and then you will see all files that have been stored.

To deactivate the log run the following command: