I recently made the change on the Wyze cams to use RTSP. I am not sure if my issue is because of the firmware, or not, and the reason being is I never had to do this before. Since I enabled RTSP I no longer need the alerting function, and no longer need to use the Wyze app, Sorry Wyze. For additional security, I blocked internet access to these devices since they are IoT, When I did that I notice the cameras will randomly drop off the network, and until I allow access to the internet and reboot do they now operate correctly. While doing this I also looked at my DNS cache server and saw that these cameras make a ton of requests to api.wyze.com I believe. I assume the devices run some type of API call to a server for validation? While I am not too concerned about that, what I want to know is why do they shut off from use when they cannot access the internet? If it is the API call, which I can test, why does there need to be validation with Wyze and the camera?
I appreciate the assistance.