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Remote VMCMS Firmware Update | Viewtron CCTV / HD-SDI DVRs

CCTV DVR Firmware Update

The firmware (embedded software) for Viewtron surveillance DVRs can now be updated remotely using the VMCMS software. This allows the user to easily update the DVR's firmware remotely from anywhere. To use this feature users must have a firmware of 1.74 or higher on their Viewtron DVR and must use version 1.32 or higher of the VMCMS software. The instructions below explain how this is done.

Viewtron DVR VMCMS Firmware Update


1. First make sure that your Viewtron DVR is running firmware version 1.74 or higher. Then download the VMCMS software, version 1.32 or higher. If you need help setting up the VMCMS software, please refer to this article for help - Viewtron CMS Software Setup.

2. Now that you have the VMCMS software open, go to the left column and right click your DVR. Then select Remote Setup. (Shown Below)



3. Once the Setup menu appears, go ahead and click Upgrade. (Shown Below)



4. Click the Find button, then locate the firmware you wish to upload and click OK. (Shown Below)







5. There will now be a progress bar on your screen. When the bar reaches 100% your upgrade will be complete. (Shown Below)