Creating virtual zones - Security Center 5.9

Security Center Administrator Guide 5.9

Applies to
Security Center 5.9
Last updated
2022-09-12
Content type
Guides > Administrator guides
Language
English (United States)
Product
Security Center
Version
5.9

To monitor input devices (sensors, switches, and so on) using Security Desk, and to use them to trigger events, you must create a virtual zone in Security Center.

What you should know

A virtual zone allows you to turn monitoring on/off in the various input devices (sensors, switches, and so on) on your system using Security Desk, and to use them to trigger events.

Procedure

  1. Open the Area view task.
  2. Click Add an entity () > Zone.
  3. In the zone creation wizard, enter a name and description for the zone.
  4. Select the area this zone is part of in Location, and click Next.
  5. In the Zone information page, click Virtual zone.

    If you have multiple Zone Manager roles, you are prompted to select one.

  6. Click Create > Close.

After you finish

Configure the virtual zone.