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Release Notes for Cisco Video Surveillance IP Camera Models CIVS-IPC-4300 and CIVS-IPC-4500 Firmware Release 1.0.3
These release notes provide important information for the 1.0.3 firmware release for the following Cisco Video Surveillance IP Camera models:
This document includes the following sections:
The Cisco CIVS-IPC-4000 series of High Definition IP Cameras includes the CIVS-IPC-4300 and the CIVS-IPC-4500. These feature-rich digital cameras designed for a wide variety of video surveillance applications. They include an open, standards-based design that provides an ideal platform for integration and operation as an devices or as part of a Cisco Video Surveillance network.
These IP cameras are supported by Cisco Video Surveillance Manager (VSM) 4.2/6.2.
What's New in this Release
Firmware release 1.0.3 provides an update that resolves the following defect:
•Headline—Cameras stop responding or resets with motion detection configured
•Symptom—Cameras stop responding after a period and sometimes reset, losing some of their configuration settings. This situation occurs when the IP camera CPU use reaches 90% or higher, and when motion detection is configured.
Obtaining Software and Related Information
To obtain Cisco Video Surveillance IP Cameras firmware and other information, go to the following URL and click the Products link. You must be a registered user of Cisco.com to access files for download.
For additional information about the Cisco Video Surveillance IP Camera, see the following documentation:
•Cisco Video Surveillance IP Camera Quick Start Guide
•Cisco Video Surveillance IP Camera User Guide
•Cisco Video Surveillance API Reference Guide
This documentation is available at the following URL:
Use the Bug Toolkit to find information about the caveats (bugs) for the current release of the Cisco Video Surveillance IP Camera, including a description of the problems and available workarounds. The Bug Toolkit lists both open and resolved caveats.
To access Bug Toolkit, you need the following items:
•Cisco.com user ID and password
To use the Software Bug Toolkit, follow these steps:
Step 1 To access the Bug Toolkit, go to http://tools.cisco.com/Support/BugToolKit/action.do?hdnAction=searchBugs.
Step 2 Log in with your Cisco.com user ID and password.
Step 3 To look for information about a specific problem, enter the bug ID number in the Search for bug ID field, then click Go.
Step 4 To look for information if you do not know the bug ID number:
a. Choose Security from the Select Product Category menu.
b. Choose the desired product from the Select Product menu.
c. Choose the version number from the Software Version menu.
d. Under Advanced Options, choose Use default settings or Use custom settings. The default settings search for severity 1, 2 and 3 bugs, open and fixed bugs, and only bugs containing bug details. Use the custom settings to change the severity and status parameters, or to search for keywords within the bug headline and description.
Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines
For information about obtaining documentation, obtaining support, providing documentation feedback, security guidelines, and recommended aliases and general Cisco documents, see the monthly What's New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at:
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