Integration overview for the Industrial IoT plugin - Industrial IoT

Industrial IoT Plugin Guide

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Industrial IoT
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Industrial IoT

Using the Industrial IoT installation suite, you can deploy the BACnet, Modbus, OPC Client, and SNMP Manager plugins in Security Center using the following sequence of steps.

The following table lists the tasks required for the integration with Security Center, and how to verify that the integration was successful.
Step Task Where to find more information
Understand prerequisites and key issues before deploying
1 Learn what you can do using the plugin.
2 Before installing the plugin, read the release notes to learn about the new features, the known issues, and the limitations.
3 Learn about the different components and how they connect together.
4 Ensure that the server where the plugin will be installed meets the recommended system requirements and is running a compatible version of Security Center.
Prepare Security Center
5 In Security Center, create a georeferenced map. Maps can enhance your situation awareness as you represent and control your security devices directly on maps.
6 Verify that the Security Center license has a valid certificate for the plugin role you are installing, and certificates for the number of data points you will be monitoring in Security Center. Go to the Config Tool home page, click About > Certificates, and confirm that the plugin you are installing is in the list.
Deploy the plugin
7 On a Security Center server, download the plugin and install it.
8 Grant users the privileges that they need to use the plugin.
  • Administrators need the Add roles, Delete roles, and Plugins privileges.
  • Security Desk operators do not need special privileges to use this plugin.
9 In Config Tool, create the plugin role for each protocol used by the devices that you will be monitoring.
10 Schedule regular cleaning and backing up of the plugin database.
11 Enable failover of the plugin role.
Enroll and configure the devices
12 Add the devices and entities that you want to monitor to Security Center.
13 Create templates for the devices that you want to monitor.
14 Configure your devices and entities
13 Create rules that trigger actions on devices.