Integration overview for the Schindler PORT Elevator plugin - Schindler Port Elevator 3.0

Schindler PORT Elevator Plugin Guide 3.0

Applies to
Schindler Port Elevator 3.0
Last updated
2022-09-23
Content type
Guides
Guides > Plugin and extension guides
Language
English (United States)
Product
Schindler Port Elevator
Version
3.0

You can integrate Schindler PORT elevator systems into Security Center using the Schindler PORT Elevator plugin by following a 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 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 Schindler PORT Elevator is in the list.
Deploy the plugin
6 On your Security Center server and Security Desk workstations, download the plugin and install it.
7 Grant users the privileges that they need to use the plugin.
  • Administrators need the Add roles, Delete roles, and Plugins privileges.
  • Plugin-specific privileges are also required.
8 In Config Tool, create the Schindler PORT Elevator plugin role.
9 Schedule regular cleaning and backing up of the plugin database.
Integrate the Schindler PORT system with Security Center
10 Add your Schindler PORT elevator system.
11 Connect Security Center to the Schindler PORT elevator system.
12 Set up your building in Security Center.
13 Configure your cardholder settings.
14 Configure which entities you want to monitor
Confirm that the integration works as expected
15 In Security Desk, confirm that you can dispatch.
16 Confirm that you see events from the Schindler PORT system in the supported reports.