Adding map objects to your maps - Security Center 5.7

Security Center Administrator Guide 5.7

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Security Center 5.7
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You must add map objects to your maps for your maps to be interactive.

Before you begin

.Create the map where you want to add the map objects.

What you should know

  • Map objects are graphical representations of Security Center entities or any geographical feature (cities, highways, rivers, and so on) on your maps. With map objects, you can interact with your system without leaving your map.
  • If you are creating a map that shares cameras or other entities with another map, you can copy and paste the entities and their configurations from one map to another.


  1. From the Config Tool home page, open the Map designer task.
  2. Select one of the Recent maps or click Browse all maps to open an existing map.
    The selected map fills the Map designer workspace.
  3. Do one of the following:

After you finish

View and test your map objects in Security Desk with the Maps task.