Triggering actions on AMAG Symmetry entities from Security Center - AMAG Symmetry 3.1

AMAG Symmetry Plugin Guide 3.1

Applies to
AMAG Symmetry 3.1
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Ecosystem (add-ons) > AMAG Symmetry

You can control AMAG Symmetry entities from Security Desk. For example, you can unlock a door.

What you should know

  • The plugin must be installed on your computer. If it is not, the custom actions for AMAG Symmetry are not displayed in the context menu.
  • Only the native Security Center actions, such as Unlock and Trigger Output, are available for use in event-to-action and scheduled tasks.
  • For a list of available actions, see Actions available for AMAG Symmetry entities.
  • An audit trail of actions performed in Security Center are logged in the native Audit trails report.


To trigger an action manually on an AMAG Symmetry entity:

  1. In Security Desk or Config Tool, do any of the following:
    • Right-click an entity, and select an action from the context menu.
    • Select an entity, in the entity's widget, click an action. Only some actions are available from the widget.
    The following screen shows the context menu and the widget for an AMAG Symmetry door reader.

To trigger an action automatically, do any of the following:

  1. In Config Tool, create an event-to-action.
  2. In Config Tool, schedule a task.