Security Center Federation™ configuration tabs - Security Center 5.7

Security Center Administrator Guide 5.7

Applies to
Security Center 5.7
Last updated
2021-12-16
Content type
Guides > Administrator guides
Language
English (United States)
Product
Security Center
Version
5.7

You configure the settings of the Security Center Federation™ role from the Roles view of the System task in Security Center Config Tool.

Security Center Federation™ - Identity tab

Click the Identity tab to view descriptive information about this role and jump to the configuration page of related entities in addition to the general options.
Role group
An advanced setting that is only necessary if you plan on hosting more than 100 Security Center Federation™ roles on the same server.

Security Center Federation™ - Properties tab

Click the Properties tab to configure the connection parameters to the remote Security Center system, and the default video stream and events you want to receive from it.
Connection status
Shows the connection status of the Federation™ role to the remote Security Center system.
Allow untrusted connections
Allow connections to Security Center servers using legacy authentication (5.3 and earlier).
Directory
Name of the main server for the remote Security Center system.
Username and password
Credentials used by the Federation™ role to log on to the remote Security Center system. The rights and privileges of that user determine what your local users can see and do on the federated remote system.
Resilient connection
When this option is turned on, if the connection between the Federation™ role and the federated Security Center Directory server is temporarily interrupted, the Federation™ role attempts to reconnect to the Directory for a set amount of time before the connection is considered lost and the role goes into a warning state.
Reconnection timeout
Specify the number of seconds that the Federation™ role attempts to reconnect to the Directory before the connection is considered lost.
Default live stream
Default video stream used for viewing live video from federated Security Center cameras.
Enable playback requests
When this option is turned on, users can view playback video from federated Security Center cameras.
Federate alarms
When this option is turned on, alarms are received from the federated Security Center system.
Federated events
Select the events you want to receive from the federated Security Center system. Events are necessary if you plan to monitor the federated entities in Security Desk, or to configure event-to-actions for the federated entities.

Security Center Federation™ - Resources tab

Click the Resources tab to configure the servers assigned to this role.The Security Center Federation™ role does not require a database.
Servers
Servers hosting this role.