On the reader to update, access the web based
Open a browser and type the IP address or host name of the reader to update (format example:
Reader on page
Enter the user name and password. The default settings are:
Administrator Console Main Menu
Figure 4-27 on page
To upgrade the firmware:
Ensure the FTP server is running on the host computer, and that the file path is the same as when logging
on using the FTP server.
For the FTP Server link, enter ftp://<ip address of host computer>/filepath
(format example: ftp://192.168.1.3// FX UPDT/ReleaseXXX).
Enter the FTP server user name.
Enter the FTP server password.
NOTE If using the default host computer FTP server, the system user name and password may be required
(consult the system administrator).
The PWR LED on the reader flashes red during the update. The reader application software first
then downloads all the files specified in the
writes the files to Flash. If the FTP is not successful, no files are written to Flash and the STAT LED turns
The update can take up to 15 minutes, depending on network load conditions and the number of partitions
being updated. Do not remove power to the reader or reboot the reader during the update.
The reader reboots when the update completes. The PWR LED eventually turns solid green to indicate
that the update was successful and reader is operational.
Log onto the web console, access the
running. Some cases require the full version numbers for the software components. To do this, type
http://ip.ip.ip.ip/Version.html in the browser, where ip.ip.ip.ip denotes the reader IP or host name.
Reader Administrator Console
screen appears with the current version information.
screen, enter in the following information:
to start the update. The reader indicates that it is going to shutdown.
login screen appears. See
Figure 4-1 on page
files, starts running
screen, and verify the new upgrade version is
FTP Firmware Upgrade
Connect to the
, and shuts
file into RAM, and if successful
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