If your SharpV camera is connected to Security Center wirelessly or through a network, you can use the Security Center updater service to push the updates to the SharpV.
What you should know
(First time update only) Turn on the updater service and specify the listening port in Security
Security Center creates the Updates folder under the LPR Root Folder on your computer. This folder is usually located at C:\Genetec\AutoVu\RootFolder\Updates.
- Log on to Security Center Config Tool.
- From the Security Center Config Tool Home page, go to , select the LPR Manager that controls the units you want to update, and then click Properties.
Turn on the Update provider and specify the listening port.
This port number must match the Update provider port specified on the Extension page of the SharpV Portal.
Copy the SharpV updates to the
Upgrade folder. For example,
- From the Security Center Config Tool Home page, go to to display the SharpV units on your system.
- Click the Genetec Patroller™ and SharpV units tab.
Move the mouse pointer to the Drop folder of the component you want to update.
A tool tip appears with the drop folder’s location. If you’re on the computer hosting the LPR Manager role, you can click the Drop folder icon to automatically open the folder.
Copy the update to the Drop folder.
After copying the zip file into the folder, the file name changes from .zip to .processed. This means that the LPR Manager has unzipped the update, and is ready to send the update to the AutoVu™ components.
Push the updates to AutoVu™ components:
The update is automatically installed on the associated SharpV.
From the Security
Home page, go to .
The Patrollers and Sharp units tab displays the SharpV cameras that are eligible for an update.
Click Update to update a single camera, or click
Update all to update all eligible cameras in the
When the status changes from Waiting for connection... to Synchronized, it means the camera has successfully downloaded the update.NOTE: The time is takes to transfer the updates depends on the connection bandwidth and the size of the update.
- From the Security Center Config Tool Home page, go to .