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UPGRADING MONITORING FIRMWARE

Ensure your firmware is up to date!

How to Upgrade Remote Monitoring Firmware
The latest firmware will normally include updates to features and settings and remove any bugs identified in previous versions.Firmware upgrades ensure that you have latest security updates to help protect your devices. If you haven’t already done so, on completion of an upgrade please refer to the Best Practice Information section, to ensure maximum security for your networked device.

1. Please make a note of the part number of your unit (the part number can be found on a label on the underside of your device). You will also need the build date and version number of the firmware currently installed. You will need this information to make sure any updates have been carried out successfully.

2. Find your devices part number in the list below and compare the version number and build date of the firmware. 

If your version number or build date is older than the list, please download the latest firmware. Once you have downloaded the latest firmware follow the relevant update instructions below.

Firmware that has a build date of April 2017 or later may include some important changes to device security and firmware update implementation. It is highly recommended that you take the time to read the following two guides Dahua Security Guide & Online Update Notice.
IP NVR'sVersion NumberBuild Date
NVR4104H-PV3.200.0000.0.T04/03/2016Download
NVR4208-8PV3.200.0000.0.T04/03/2016Download
NVR4216-8PV3.200.0000.0.T
04/03/2016Download
NVR4416-16PV3.200.0000.0.T
04/03/2016Download
NVR4832V3.200.0000.0.T
04/03/2016Download
NVR4208-8P-4KV3.210.0002.0.T07/04/2016Download
NVR4416-16P-4KV3.210.0002.0.T07/04/2016Download
NVR4104HS-P-4KS2V4.000.10EX100.0.T21/12/2019Download
NVR4208-8P-4KS2V4.000.10EX100.0.T21/12/2019Download
NVR4216-8P-4KS2V4.000.10EX100.0.T21/12/2019Download
NVR4416-16P-4KS2V4.000.10EX100.0.T21/12/2019Download
NVR4832-4KS2V4.000.10EX100.0.T21/12/2019Download
NVR5208-8P-4KS2
V4.000.10EX100.0.T19/10/2019Download
NVR5416-16P-4KS2V4.000.10EX100.0.T19/10/2019Download
NVR5864-4KS2V4.000.10EX100.0.T19/10/2019Download
NVR608-32-4KS2V3.216.10EX004.1.T25/06/2019Download
NVR616-128-4KS2V3.216.10EX004.1.T25/06/2019Download
HDCVI NVR'sVersion NumberBuild Date
HCVR5104C-S2V3.200.0004.6.T24/03/2017Download
HCVR5104H-S2V3.200.0004.6.T24/03/2017Download
HCVR5104C-S3V3.210.0001.1.T22/04/2016Download
HCVR5104HS-S3V3.210.0001.1.T22/04/2016Download
HCVR5108C-S2V3.200.0004.6.T
24/03/2017Download
HCVR5108H-S2V3.200.0004.6.T24/03/2017Download
HCVR5108C-S3V3.210.0001.1.T22/04/2016Download
HCVR5108HS-S3V3.210.0001.1.T22/04/2016Download
HCVR5216A-S2V3.200.0004.6.T
24/03/2017Download
HCVR5216A-S3V3.210.0001.1.T23/04/2016Download
HCVR5416L-V2
V3.200.0004.6.T24/03/2017Download
HCVR5832S-S2V3.210.0000.0.T13/01/2017Download
HCVR7204A-S2V3.200.0004.6.T24/03/2017Download
HCVR7204A-S3V3.210.0001.1.T23/04/2016Download
HCVR7204A-V2V3.200.0004.6.T24/03/2017Download
HCVR7208A-V2V3.200.0004.6.T24/03/2017Download
HCVR7208A-S3V3.210.0001.1.T23/04/2016Download
HCVR7416LV3.210.0000.0.T13/01/2017Download
HCVR7816SV3.210.0000.0.T13/01/2017Download
HDCVI XVR'sVersion NumberBuild Date
XVR5104CV3.210.0001.7.T10/04/2017Download
XVR5104HSV3.210.0001.7.T
10/04/2017Download
XVR5108CV3.210.0001.7.T10/04/2017Download
XVR5108HSV3.210.0001.7.T
10/04/2017Download
XVR5216AV3.210.0001.7.T
10/04/2017Download
XVR5416LV3.210.0001.7.T
10/04/2017Download
XVR5832SV3.210.0001.7.T
10/04/2017Download
XVR7416LV3.210.0001.7.T10/04/2017Download
XVR5104C-XV4.000.10EX000.0.T29/03/2019Download
XVR5104H-4KL-XV4.000.10EX000.0.T29/03/2019Download
XVR5104HS-XV4.000.10EX000.0.T29/03/2019Download
XVR5108C-XV4.000.10EX000.0.T29/03/2019Download
XVR5108HS-XV4.000.10EX000.0.T29/03/2019Download
XVR7104HE-XV4.000.10EX000.0.T29/03/2019Download
XVR5108H-4KL-XV4.000.10EX000.0.T29/03/2019
Download
XVR5116HS-XV4.000.10EX000.0.T29/03/2019Download
XVR5208AN-4KL-XV4.000.10EX000.0.T29/03/2019Download
XVR5216A-XV4.000.10EX000.0.T29/03/2019Download
XVR7208A-4KL-XV4.000.10EX000.0.T29/03/2019Download
XVR5216AN-4KL-XV4.000.10EX000.0.T29/03/2019Download
XVR5432L-XV4.000.10EX000.0.T29/03/2019Download
XVR5832S-XV4.000.10EX000.0.T29/03/2019Download
XVR7208A-4K-XV4.000.10EX000.0.T29/03/2019Download
XVR7216A-4KL-XV4.000.10EX000.0.T29/03/2019Download
XVR7416L-4KL-XV4.000.10EX000.0.T29/03/2019Download
XVR7816S-4KL-XV4.000.10EX000.0.T29/03/2019Download
3a. Update via USB (Recommended) 
It is recommended that the following steps are carried out by a CCTV engineer
  1. Copy downloaded firmware to a USB stick
  2. Log into the menu of the recorder (Right Click > Main Menu) using your login credentials
  3. Insert the USB stick into a USB port on your recorder 
  4. After a few seconds, a pop up should appear
  5. Click the System Upgrade option
  6. The Upgrade menu should now be displayed, click the Upgrade button
  7. Locate the firmware file and click to select it
  8. Click Start or Upgrade to begin the upgrade process
  9. The recorder will restart as part of the upgrade process, once the recorder has rebooted up the update is complete
  10. Log into the menu of the recorder (Right Click > Main Menu) using your login credentials
  11. Go to System (info) > Version and compare the build date to the one you wrote down. The build date shown should be a newer date.
  12. Review all the recorder settings and reprogramme where required.

3b. Update via Web Browser 
It is recommended that the following steps are carried out by a CCTV engineer
  1.  Locate the firmware file on your computer (usually your downloads folder or desktop) and make a note of the location
  2.  Enter the NVR/DVR IP address or domain name in the Internet Explorer address bar
  3.  Log into the NVR/DVR using your username and password
  4.  Click the Setup Tab > Settings > Upgrade and browse to the file path of the downloaded firmware file
  5.  Select the firmware file and Click Open
  6.  Click the Upgrade button to start the upgrade process
  7.  The unit will reboot after the upgrade, close Internet Explorer and then re-open it
  8.  Enter the NVR/DVR IP address or domain name in the Internet Explorer address bar
  9.  Log into the NVR/DVR using your username and password
  10. If prompted, install the web plugin click install and follow the installation wizard
  11. Go to System (info) > Version and compare the build date to the one you wrote down. The build date shown should be a newer date
  12. Review all the recorder settings and reprogramme where required.

3c. Update via Smart PSS 
It is recommended that the following steps are carried out by a CCTV engineer 
  1. Locate the firmware file on your computer (usually your downloads folder or desktop) and make a note of the location
  2. Open Smart PSS
  3. Click on Device CFG
  4. Select the unit requiring the update
  5. Click Upgrade and browse to the file path of the downloaded firmware file
  6. Select the firmware file and click Open
  7. Click the firmware upgrade button to start the upgrade process
  8. Smart PSS may take up to 10 minutes to update the firmware
  9. The update is complete when the build date shown updates to the new version
  10. Review all the recorder settings and reprogramme where required.