What is a Genetec Mission Control™ incident? - Genetec Mission Control™ 2.11 SR1

Genetec Mission Control™ User Guide 2.11 SR1

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Genetec Mission Control™

A Genetec Mission Control™ incident is an unusual or undesirable situation that requires actions to resolve.

An incident can be comprised of one or more alarms and events, as shown in the following example:

Example of three events, that when occurring together, triggers an incident

In the preceding example, when three separate events occur at the same time (Door forced open, Motion detected on camera, and Glass break sensor activated), a Breaking and Entering incident is automatically triggered. An administrator configures this rule in the system. Multiple possible sources can be the cause of an incident, and they are usually not all active at the same time.

It is possible that witnesses report problems that do not automatically trigger incidents. When this happens, as a security operator, you can trigger incidents manually.

Incidents go through a series of preconfigured states which depend on actions performed by the operator and other events that occur in the system. When an incident is created, it is in the New state. When an operator responds to the incident, the state changes to In Progress. After all steps in the procedure are completed, or when the system events and alarms have all been acknowledged, the state changes to Resolved. The incident can then be Closed.

NOTE: Genetec Mission Control™ incidents are different from Security Center incidents. The Security Center incident can only record video. The Config Tool settings found in System > General settings > Incident categories only apply to Security Center incidents (video only), not to Genetec Mission Control™ incidents.