IPCamera - Polling period is ignored

I’m using the IPCamera Binding in a very basic way, essentially to populate an Image Item to show on my MainUI.

I’ve configured the Thing with 15000 as the Poll Time and Image Channel Settings to follow the poll time.

UID: ipcamera:generic:garage
label: Garage Camera
thingTypeUID: ipcamera:generic
  mjpegOptions: -q:v 5 -r 2 -vf scale=640:-2 -update 1
  ipAddress: pixel2
  mjpegUrl: http://galaxynote:8083/axis-cgi/mjpg/video.cgi?camera=1
  updateImageWhen: "1"
  gifPreroll: 0
  ffmpegLocation: /usr/bin/ffmpeg
  serverPort: 9999
  ffmpegOutput: /etc/openhab/html/camera1/
  ipWhitelist: DISABLE
  mp4OutOptions: -c:v copy -c:a copy
  pollTime: 15000
  password: hes10d27
  port: 8083
  snapshotUrl: http://galaxynote:8083/axis-cgi/jpg/image.cgi?camera=1
  snapshotOptions: -an -vsync vfr -q:v 2 -update 1
  username: admin
  ffmpegInput: http://galaxynote:8083/axis-cgi/mjpg/video.cgi?camera=2
  hlsOutOptions: -strict -2 -f lavfi -i aevalsrc=0 -acodec aac -vcodec copy
    -hls_flags delete_segments -hls_time 2 -hls_list_size 4
  gifOutOptions: -r 2 -filter_complex

NOTE: I’m using TinyCam on an old Android device to get a stream from my Wyze cameras. TinyCam does all the CCTV stuff so all I’m doing with the IPCam binding it populating that Image Item. This seems to work better than using a webview or other elements to poll TinyCam directly.

However, no matter what I set the pollTime to I see the following warning in the logs:

    021-03-19 09:34:35.785 [WARN ] [era.internal.handler.IpCameraHandler] - The Image channel is set to update more often than 8 seconds. This is not recommended. The Image channel is best used only for higher poll times. See the readme file on how to display the cameras picture for best results or use a higher poll time.

I’m not sure if I’m doing something wrong or if there is a bug that needs to be posted to github or what.

You can ignore it as it wont effect functionality, PR made here:

[ipcamera] Fix warning wrongly when Image poll time is >9 seconds. by Skinah · Pull Request #10351 · openhab/openhab-addons (github.com)

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