Enabling shared parking permits - Security Center 5.9

Security Center Administrator Guide 5.9

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Security Center 5.9
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In an AutoVu™ Free-Flow parking system, to use the same parking permit for more than one vehicle, you must enable shared permits in Security Center.

What you should know

  • When you enable shared permits, the configuration applies to all parking zones that are configured in Security Center.
  • To use shared permits, the permits must come from a third-party parking permit provider using the Pay-by-Plate Sync plugin. You can define static permits for vehicles in Security Center, however these permits cannot be shared between vehicles.
  • To use this feature, the Pay-by-Plate Sync permit provider must support shared permits.


  1. Start the Security Center Server Admin () application.
  2. Enter the server password that you set during the server installation, and click Log on.
    The Server Admin Overview page is displayed.
  3. Select your server from the Servers list.
  4. From the Actions drop-down list, select </> Console.
  5. Select the Commands tab.
  6. From the commands list, expand Parking management commands.
  7. Click one of the following to run its associated command:
    • Disable shared permit feature: Disabling this feature turns off the handling of shared permit hits. Vehicles with the same permit ID are not be placed in violation.
    • Enable shared permit feature: Enabling this feature activates the handling of shared permit hits in the parking zones posessing the same Pay-by-Plate Sync permit entity. Vehicles with the same permit ID are placed in violation.
      Tip: Running the Print module settings command displays the current status of several configurations, including the shared permit feature.