DSS Windows/Express/Update Firmware
- DSS Express Server:DSS4004-S2
- User Name, Password, and IP address of DSS Express Server
- BIN firmware update file
- 7Zip or WinRAR
|DSS Express V8 (Latest Version)
Pay-as-you-go Security Software for SMB
|DSS Pro V8 (Latest Version)
High Available Security Software for Enterprise
|DSS Express V7
Easy-to-Use and Reliable Dahua VMS
|DSS Pro V7
Comprehensive and Expandable Dahua VMS
|Models||Image||Firmware V7||V7 Patch Files|| Firmware V8.0.2
(your DSS must be on latest V7 to upgrade to this version)
| Firmware V8.1
(your DSS must be on v8.0.2 or 8.0.4 to upgrade to this version)
|HDD Max Capacity||Max HDD Supported||EOL|
Build Date: 12-11-2020
Step by Step Instructions
Firmware Download and Preparations
1. Download the firmware for your device in the above links.
2. Downloaded file will be in *.tar.gz, and will need to be extracted using 7Zip or WinRAR. Right-Click on the file and select, "Extract here"
3. Once the file is extracted there will be a new file in the folder using a *.tar format. Locate that file, right-click, and select, "Extract here"
4. A folder will be created, inside that folder is a *.BIN file. This is the file used to update the DSS Express Server.
1. Go to the config web page of your DSS Express Server. Example: https://192.168.2.113/config/
2. Click, "Download Config Tool"
3. This will download a *.ZIP file. Locate that file, and extract its contents.
4. This will extract several files including, "ConfigTool.exe" locate the file and double click on it to launch ConfigTool.
1. Click, "Login"
2. Input your DSS Express's server IP, User Name, and Password.
3. Click, "Login"
4. Click, "Open"
5. Locate the BIN file you extracted earlier.
6. Click, "Open"
7. Click, "Upgrade" to being the firmware update.
8. System will being the firmware update process. Once complete the system will reboot, and then will be accessible over the network.