Enabling Genetec Patroller™ clock synchronization with Security Center (Windows 8.1) - Genetec Patroller™ 6.6

Genetec Patroller™ Administrator Guide 6.6

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To offload accurate ALPR data such as timestamps for reads and hits, users on the Genetec Patroller™ computer must be granted permission to change the computer’s system time. This allows the Genetec Patroller™ computer to synchronize its system clock with Security Center.

What you should know

  • This procedure only applies to SharpX systems running Windows 8.1. For more information, see the Patroller System Requirements document for Genetec Patroller™ 6.5.
  • You can ignore this task if you are using Genetec Patroller™ Standalone.


  1. Log on to Windows as an administrator.
  2. Run secpol.msc.

    The Local Security Policy section of the Microsoft Management Console appears.

  3. Go to Local Policies > User Rights Assignment > Change the system time.
  4. Click Add user or group.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to add your Genetec Patroller™ users to the list.
    NOTE: Add their Windows credentials, not their Security Center or Genetec Patroller™ usernames.
  6. Restart the computer.