Affected Roles: Administrator, Owner
Related Digital Watchdog VMS Apps: DW Spectrum® IPVMS
Software Version: DW Spectrum IPVMS v4.0
Last Edit: January 21, 2022
Following the software upgrade to DW Spectrum® IPVMS v4.0, it has been found that the Client software will successfully update when using the in-client upgrade feature, but the Server software will not complete and will remain on an “Installing…” status message.
This issue has been addressed by the release of superseding versions (v4.1 and up) of the software. This issue can be resolved by manually upgrading the DW Spectrum IPVMS software version to build v4.0.030434 or newer.
This article will outline how to manually upgrade the DW Spectrum® IPVMS software to version v184.108.40.206434 while using an Ubuntu OS.
**NOTE: It is recommended to create a Database Backup before making any changes to the hardware or software of a DW Spectrum® Server. For more information, check out Creating a Database Backup of DW Spectrum IPVMS.
To manually install DW Spectrum IPVMS using a Linux Command Terminal:
When you are prompted to enter the password for the Super User, text that is entered will be coverted and will not display.
Use the password:
**NOTE: For older DW Blackjack units purchased prior to June 18, 2021, the previously utilized default Linux OS login was “admin/admin”.
It may be easiest to place the installation file (.deb) directly onto the desktop.
If the file has been placed on the desktop, locate the directory with the command:
If the file was downloaded directly to the computer’s Downloads folder, the file path would be $HOME/Downloads and the command would be:
As an example, if the installation file is titled as “dwspectrum-server-220.127.116.11434-linux64.deb”, then the command would be:
If you still need to install any missing dependencies, use the command: