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Cisco 2500 IP Camera; get screenshot command

Hi there,

I have been working with Axis IP Cameras, but for a new project we are going to use Cisco IP Cameras (Cisco 2500 IP Cameras).

Axis IP Cameras offer serveral HTTP commands in order to get current image (jpg) or start a live video stream. Example:

I am looking for a way to do the same with this Cisco IP Camera. So just a HTTP request to the IP Camera to get a current screenshot as response. Does anyone knows if this is possible?

Thanks in advance



Re: Cisco 2500 IP Camera; get screenshot command

try the following to see if they work


If it works play with the size and quality values.

Let me know if i'm on the right track?

New Member

Re: Cisco 2500 IP Camera; get screenshot command

The first links does not shows anything (page is requesting for a long time)

The second link shows a 404-error.

Is there an configuration setup/webpage for the snapshot cgi control? I am looking for a simple HTTP command/url to receive a current snapshot of the live video.

I hope you can provide me with the right info. I have been searching for a while without success.


Cisco Employee

Re: Cisco 2500 IP Camera; get screenshot command

Same here... The MJPEG link works but the snapshot URL doesn't.

I was unable to find the IPC-2500 API guide. I did find the API guides for the cheaper camera's. Strange...

I'm also looking for more URLs:

- snapshot with size & quality

- mpjeg stream with different size (without changing the default settings in the camera)



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