To prepare your system for integration with Security Center, a user account with specific screen privileges must be available for the plugin, and you must either enable or disable the graphics on door status.
Before you begin
- The AMAG Symmetry access control system needs to be deployed and operational, with all devices installed, operating as expected, and available in Symmetry SMS.
- Symmetry SMS must be running a compatible version.
What you should know
If your organization's network security policies require that the IP devices, routers, and switches in your network block unused ports, then make sure that the ports required by Symmetry SMS, Security Center, and the AMAG Symmetry plugin are open. Symmetry SMS and the access control units (nodes) communicate door status over port 65101.
In Symmetry SMS, create a user account that has the following screen permissions:
If you want to the door icons in Security
Center to indicate when doors are open or closed, do the following:
NOTE: If, for performance issues, the Door Status on Graphics option is disabled in Symmetry SMS, then you must clear the Enable door status retrieval checkbox in the AMAG Symmetry proxy service, otherwise the proxy service will fail.
In Symmetry SMS, enable the Door Status on Graphics option.
- Make sure that port 65101 is open on the AMAG Symmetry server and on any switches and routers in your network.
- In Symmetry SMS, enable the Door Status on Graphics option.