The validity of the SMA date should cover the BVMS version release date you wish to upgrade to. Otherwise, the upgrade will not work and you will get the message "It is not possible to upgrade the software of this System Info file to a newer version".
Also, please note that this message could occur in case you are trying to upgrade your BVMS and it is on the latest available version released.
According to the release note of the Video Security Client (page 3), you will notice that it is specified that the export of the mp4 video using the Video Security App on iOS or Android device is not possible, while for PC should work without issues.
By setting a low Frame rate and a long GOP, this affects the replay.
On the flip side high frame rate and short GOP can show pulsing Live video:
30 FPS @ GOP 10 = 3 I-Frames per sec (the video could appear pulsing; the Monitor refresh rate could also play a role here)
"Show VCA items" is a function which works in Internet Explorer 11 with the Bosch MPEG ActiveX installed. Due the end-of-life of Internet Explorer, this function is no longer available on Microsoft Edge.
This article provides the following solution regarding: Bosch CPP7.3 cameras: DHCP does not follow the standard protocol (FW v7.85.0016)
Upgrade your camera to FW 7.86.0019 and perform a factory default (access Download Store here).
The time effort to fix this in older FW will be planned for early March 2023.
There is an issue with VRM versions lower than 4.0 where the retention time for recordings from VSG instances is set incorrectly. There are a few things that usually cause the recording mode to be set incorrectly. Find out more details from this article!