Comparison of OnGuard plugin 3.x to 4.0 - OnGuard 4.0

OnGuard Plugin Guide 4.0

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OnGuard 4.0
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If you are considering an upgrade of the OnGuard plugin from version 3.x to 4.0, refer to this table to learn about the main differences between versions.

All versions of the OnGuard plugin let you receive alarm notifications from Lenel devices. However, the 4.0 version also lets you control Lenel devices, such as unlocking a door.

The following table lists the main differences between the 3.x and 4.0 versions of the OnGuard plugin.

Feature or function 3.x 4.0
Compatibility with Security Center version 5.2 SR4 and higher versions 5.3 SR2, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, and 5.7
Compatibility with OnGuard system versions 6.6 and 6.5 versions 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, and 7.5
Import Lenel devices as Security Center entities not available From the role's Synchronization tab. Lenel readers are imported as doors.
Link a Security Center camera to a Lenel device In the role's Mapping tab.

From the door entity, as described in "Linking cameras to doors" in the Security Center Administrator Guide.You can access this information by pressing F1 in Config Tool.

Add OnGuard alarms to Security Center Manually create a custom alarm in Security Center for each OnGuard alarm. Automatically imported during synchronization.
Link a Lenel device to an alarm In the role's Mapping tab, map each Lenel device to a Security Center alarm. Add Lenel entities to each alarm entity, as described in "Creating alarms" in the Security Center Administrator Guide. You can access this information by pressing F1 in Config Tool.
Send action commands to door controllers not available Right-click a Lenel entity, and then select a command.