Importing KML files in Security Center - Security Center 5.9

Security Center Administrator Guide 5.9

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Security Center 5.9
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The Zones tab in Config Tool enables you to import Keyhole Markup Language (KML) files so you can easily create parking lots in Security Center.

Before you begin

Create a KML file for your map. This can be done using Google Earth.

What you should know

  • If the KML file you want to import is not supported or not valid, you will receive an error message.
  • If you want update a KML lot in Security Center by reimporting an updated KML file, delete the original KML lot first so you don't get a duplicate.


  1. From the Config Tool home page, click ALPR > Permits, Permit restrictions, or Overtime rules.
  2. Select the permit, permit restriction, or overtime rule you want to configure, then click Zones.

    The map appears.

  3. Click Import KML () and navigate to the folder that contains your KML file.
  4. Select the KML file and click Open.
    The parking lot appears in your map as a filled polygon with a thick blue border on the map. The name of the parking lot is written in the center.
  5. Select the parking lot in the map. In the dialog box that appears, enter the number of Spaces the parking lot contains.
  6. Click Apply.