Configuring a macro to change reader modes automatically - Security Center 5.9 | Synergis™ Softwire

HID pivCLASS User Guide for Security Center 5.9

Applies to
Security Center 5.9 | Synergis™ Softwire
Last updated
2021-12-22
Content type
Guides > User guides
Language
English (United States)
Product
Security Center
Version
5.9

If you want to use event-to-actions to automatically change the reader modes defined by the DoorInReaderType and DoorOutReaderType custom fields, you must create the Macro_Set_Door_PIV macro.

Before you begin

  • Create the DoorInReaderType and DoorOutReaderType custom fields.
  • Learn which reader modes correspond to the values for the DoorInReaderType and DoorOutReaderType custom fields.

What you should know

The Macro_Set_Door_PIV macro is included in the Security Center installation folder starting in 5.10. The default location is C:\Program Files (x86)\Genetec Security Center 5.X\Add-On\Macros.

Procedure

  1. From the Config Tool home page, open the System task, and click the Macros view.
  2. Click Macro (), and enter a name for the macro.
  3. Click the Properties tab.
  4. Click Import from file, and navigate to the Macro_Set_Door_PIV.cs file in the Security Center installation folder.
    The default path is C:\Program Files (x86)\Genetec Security Center 5.x\Add-On\Macros.
  5. Click Open.
    The contents of the file are displayed on the Properties page of the macro.
  6. Click Apply.
  7. Click the Default execution context tab, and then configure the following:
    DoorEntity
    The door for which you want the custom field value to change.
    SetDoorInReaderType
    Turn this option on if you want to change the value of the DoorInReaderType custom field.
    SetDoorOutReaderType
    Turn this option on if you want to change the value of the DoorOutReaderType custom field.
    Value
    The value corresponding to the reader mode you want the door to use.
  8. Click Apply.

After you finish

Create event-to-actions using the Run a macro action with the Macro_Set_Door_PIV macro selected.