Updater Program

Gryphon OS Release


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Gryphon OS Updater Information

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We encourage you to update to the most current release of the Gryphon Operating System (OS)to benefit from fixed problems and new features. If you have an older Gryphon product [S-CAT, S-CAT2, Gryphon and Gryphon - S3] you may need to have a hardware update. If you are having problems please contact out Technical Support for assistance.

Note: Older Gryphon products [S-CAT, S-CAT2, and Gryphon] originally had 8 MB memory, currently we use > 1 GB of memory, you may need to have a hardware update. Please contact Sales for assistance.

The following Gryphon OS release resources are available.


Things you should know:

  • For this document, the term 'hardware' refers to the Gryphon 2, Gryphon - S4, Gryphon - S3, S-CAT, Gryphon, and S-CAT2 products.
  • You can identify the Gryphon OS currently installed on the hardware by viewing the internal Web Page, the front panel display (Gryphon 2 or Gryphon), or the About menu screen in Hercules (Choose Help -> About Hercules).
  • When possible, the updater program will carry over the currently assigned TCP/IP settings, administration passwords, and system program configuration to the installed Gryphon OS.
  • The Updater Program only supports upgrading from version 20021008 or later. If you have an older release installed on your hardware, please contact Technical Support for assistance.
  • As of Release 20070629, there is no longer a separate "Gateway" release. This functionailty has been included in all variants.


Updater Program     ( Gryphon OS Release )

This program (rupclient.exe) is for Gryphon products. It is used to apply Gryphon OS Releases when they become available. It also includes support to browse for, and identify, Zeroconf aware Gryphon hardware products on a network.

Note: The lastest Updater application needs to be used with the latest Gryphon OS release, please update both.


Download Files and Installation Procedure


Updater Program:

20130123_updater.zip - updater program for Gryphon 2, Gryphon S4, Gryphon S3, S-CAT, S-CAT2, and Gryphon products. (ZIP) This ZIP file contains the rupclient.exe and update_files.tgz files.
Installation Procedure:
  1. Download the above Update Program file. Use a 'ZIP' extraction program to unzip the following two files.

    rupclient.exe – the update program
    update_files.tgz files.
    Note: All update files must be in the same directory/folder.

  2. Download the above applicable Gryphon OS Update Component(s).
    Note: All update files must be in the same directory/folder.

  3. Run the rupclient.exe Update Program. The Gryphon Flash Upload dialog is displayed with a default IP address of 192.168.1.1. If the hardware has been assigned another address, set this accordingly. You must also supply the system administration password. The factory supplied password is 'dggryphon'.

  4. Select the desired Gryphon OS Update Component as the Source File.

  5. Select the FLASH button. A Warning dialog is displayed. To continue with the update procedure, click Yes. The flash upload progress is reported in the bottom of the dialog.

    CAUTION: Your firmware will be overwritten. Any files or settings that you want to preserve should be copied to a different location prior to upgrading your firmware.

    Warning: You must manually reboot (power off, power on) the hardware immediately after the reflash procedure.

  6. After you reboot the hardware, visually confirm that the revised Gryphon OS release number is displayed in the LCD screen (Gryphon 2 or Gryphon only). You can also go to the hardware web page for this confirmation.


Gryphon OS Release     ( Updater Program )


Download Files and Installation Procedure


The following Gryphon OS Update Component files are available for download.
(NOTE: Internet Explorer may download with extention .gz, please change this to .tgz):

S4_20130621.tgz – Gryphon OS update file for Gryphon S4 (TGZ, 16.8 MB) GRYPHON2_20130621.tgz – Gryphon OS update file for Gryphon 2 (TGZ, 19.6 MB)
S3_20110330.tgz – Gryphon OS update file for Gryphon S3 (TGZ, 15 MB) GRYPHON_20110330.tgz – Gryphon OS update file for Gryphon (TGZ, 15 MB)
SCAT_20110330.tgz – Gryphon OS update file for S-CAT (TGZ, 15 MB)
SCAT2_20110330.tgz – Gryphon OS update file for S-CAT2 (TGZ, 15 MB)

Things you should know:

  • The two Update Program files and all Update Component files must be in the same directory/folder.
  • You must reboot the hardware after applying a Gryphon OS update.