Connecting to the OnGuard server - OnGuard 4.0

OnGuard Plugin Guide 4.0

Applies to
OnGuard 4.0
Last updated
2021-07-19
Content type
Guides > Plugin and extension guides
Language
English (United States)
Product line
Ecosystem (add-ons) > OnGuard
Version
4.0

You must connect the OnGuard plugin role with the OnGuard server to receive events and alarms in Security Desk.

Before you begin

Procedure

  1. From the home page in Config Tool, open the Plugins task.
  2. In the Plugins task, select the OnGuard plugin from the entity browser, and click the Properties tab.
  3. Under Connection in the server field, enter the hostname or IP address of the OnGuard server.
  4. Enter the Username and Password for the OnGuard server.
    IMPORTANT: The user must have the proper user permissions to use DataConduIT. For more information, please see your Lenel OnGuard documentation.
  5. Beside Timeout, enter the time (in seconds) that the plugin will wait before testing the connection with the OnGuard server. By default the plugin waits ten seconds.
  6. Beside Retry interval, enter the time (in seconds) that the plugin will wait before trying to reconnect with the OnGuard server after a connection error. By default, the plugin will retry to reconnect after five seconds.
  7. Beside Test interval, enter the time (in seconds )the plugin will wait before testing the connection with the OnGuard server. By default, the connection is tested every sixty seconds.
  8. Click Apply.