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Setting Up the ONVIF Events Plugin

Setup guide for the ONVIF software plugin


This plugin is designed to allow HomeSeer HS4 to create devices that monitor ONVIF events reported by cameras. Status changes from these devices can then be used to trigger HomeSeer events (automations).

Compatible Devices

This table includes cameras that support Onvif events which may be used as automation triggers in HomeSeer

Key: Yes = Supports Onvif events, No = Does Not Support Onvif events


MotionPeoplePetsVehicleDetection Other
Reolink Video Doorbell CameraYesYesNoNoDoorbell Presses
Reolink RLC-410YesNoNoNo-
Reolink RLC-810YesYesYesYes-
Reolink RLC-811AYes

Reolink DUOYesNoNoNo-
Reolink C1YesNoNoNo-
Reolink E1 ZoomYes

Reolink E1 OutdoorYes

Reolink RLC-823AYesYesYesYes-

*People and Vehicle detection may be supported via the camera's mobile app but not via Onvif events


  • Camera that supports ONVIF events.
  • HS4 v4.2.18.8 or later


  • Go to Plugins > ONVIF Events > Add Camera and follow the instructions.


  • After adding your camera a device is created in HomeSeer. This device may not show any features on the device until the device actually sends an event.


Example below are based on Reolink Video Doorbell

List ViewGrid ViewDevice Features

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