Release Notes for Cisco Video Surveillance IP Camera 8000 Series, Release 1.0.5-5
April 3, 2019
These release notes provide important information for the Cisco Video Surveillance IP Camera 8000 Series, Release 1.0.5-5, which applies to the following Cisco IP camera models:
For information about firmware compatibility and Cisco VSM releases that new cameras require, see the current Cisco VSM Release Notes at the following URL:
Upgrading to Release 1.0.5-5
If your IP camera has an earlier firmware release, you can upgrade it to firmware release 1.0.5-5 by using the Camera Firmware Upgrade feature in the VSM Management Console. For instructions, see the “Using the VSM Management Console” chapter in Cisco Video Surveillance Manager User Guide.
Alternatively, you can upgrade your IP camera to firmware release 1.0.5-5 by performing the following steps.
Step 1 Take these actions to obtain the release 1.0.5-5 firmware:
a. Go to the following URL:
b. In the Downloads Home area, Product > Connected Safety and Security > Video Surveillance IP Cameras, and then navigate to your camera model.
c. In the Select a Software type area, click Video Surveillance model Series IP Camera Firmware, where model is the series model of your camera.
d. From the navigation pane on the left, choose the 1.0.5-5 release.
e. Download the 1.0.5-5 firmware, which has the following file names, depending on your camera model:
– For the CIVS-IPC-8000P model—CIVS-IPC-8000P-V1.0.5-5.pkg
f. Log in and follow the on-screen prompts to download it to your PC.
Step 2 In the address field of your web browser, enter the IP address of the camera whose firmware you are upgrading.
Step 3 Enter your user name and password to log in to the camera web-based user interface.
Step 4 In the web-based interface, choose Configuration > > System > Maintenance.
Step 5 In the General settings tab on the System > Maintenance page, take these actions:
a. In the Upgrade firmware area, click Browse next to the Firmware file field.
b. Navigate to and select the firmware upgrade fie that you downloaded.
c. Click the Upgrade button
The firmware on the camera upgrades. Then the camera restarts automatically.
Installing ActiveX Client
The following sections provide information about installing the ActiveX client:
Minimum Installation Requirements
- Windows 7 with Standard User Rights
- DirectX End-User Runtime (DirectX 9.0 or higher)
– DirectX 11 installed with Windows 7
- .Net Framework 2.0 SP 1 or higher
– Installed with Windows 7 by default
- Computer Display drivers installed properly
- Support for the 32-bit version of Internet Explorer 9, 10, and 11
If you go to the View Video window or the Local Storage window in the IP camera web-based interface and ActiveX is not installed, the window indicates that ActiveX is required provides instructions that explain how to download and install ActiveX.
To download and install ActiveX, follow these steps:
Step 1 From the window IP camera web-based interface that instructs you to install the Cisco Camera UI Control, click Install in the yellow banner.
Step 2 If a Security Warning dialog box appears, click Install.
Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request
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