Deployment overview for the SPS CheckPoint plugin - Security Patrol System (SPS) CheckPoint 3.0

SPS CheckPoint Plugin Guide 3.0

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Security Patrol System (SPS) CheckPoint 3.0
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Security Patrol System (SPS) CheckPoint
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You can integrate guard tours and associated checkpoints into Security Center using the SPS CheckPoint plugin by following a sequence of steps.

Step Task Where to find more information
Understand prerequisites and key issues before deploying
1 Learn what you can do using the plugin and GPS 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 Verify that the Security Center license has a valid certificate for the plugin. Go to the Config Tool home page, click About > Certificates, and confirm that SPS CheckPoint is in the list.
6 In Server Admin, configure the SMTP server responsible for handling email messages in Security Center.
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.
  • This plugin does not add privileges to Security Center.
  • Required privileges for the SPS CheckPoint 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 SPS CheckPoint plugin role.
10 Schedule regular cleaning and backing up of the plugin database.
11 (Optional) Change the plugin configuration to suit your particular needs.
12 Create and configure guard tours.
13 Monitor tours in real time.
14 Investigate and evaluate tours using reports.