Dashboard in Venus not reflecting changes made to playlists, reset GUIDs

​​​​​Potential Symptoms

  • Dashboard in Venus Control Suite (VCS) not reflecting changes made to playlists.
  • Despite there being no active playlists the dashboard is still showing content rotating and the sign is blank.​​
    • VIP and DMP web config monitors are blank.
    • ​​All messages, playlists, and fusion hashes have been deleted from the DMP.​
  • Cycling power to the display may allow updates to be sent to the DMP.


  • Product Family: Message Displays
  • Product: GS6
  • Component: DMP-5050
  • Control System: Venus Control Suite


  • Venus Control Suite is not pushing updates properly to the current device association.


  • Contact Daktronics Customer Support.
    • United States & Canada 1-800-325-8766
    • Outside US & Canada +1-605-697-4000
    • Or submit a Service Request form and reference this article.

For Temporary Operation

  • Cycle power to the display.

KB ID: DD3717715

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